Roger Harris

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Roger J. Harris Sr., 62, of Belleville, IL, born September 1, 1957, died Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at Gateway Regional Medical Center, Granite City, IL.

Mr. Harris was an employee of Waste Management for 30 years. He was a great grandfather, father, son, and husband and will be deeply missed.

Surviving are his wife, Susan, nee Doran, Harris of Belleville, IL;
a son, Roger Jr. (Lindsay) Harris of Swansea, IL;
a daughter, Mary (Chan) Emerson of Belleville, IL;
his parents, Rodger Harris of Belleville, IL and Mary McFalls of Belleville, IL;
six grandchildren, Cory Harris, Jordan Venetta,
Natalie Harris, Tayshawn Emerson,
Madison Harris, and Hailey Harris;
four sisters, Ann (Tom) Frees of Swansea, IL,
Dianna (Tom) Menner of Red Bud, IL,
Donna Harris of Sparta, IL,
and Debra (Kurt) Philipp of Colorado Springs, CO;
a stepbrother, Johnathan Harris;
and nieces and nephews.

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation: A memorial visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Private family services will be held.


9 Comments on Roger Harris

Natalie said : Guest Report Feb 14, 2020 at 7:43 PM

To my family we will get through this together we love u all and we loved Butch a lot he will be deeply missed

  • Swansea
  • Ill
Carl Howard said : Guest Report Jan 21, 2020 at 6:10 PM

My condolences to the Harris family. I've worked with Butch for 28 years he will be missed.

  • East St Louis
  • Illinois
Renee Crouch said : Guest Report Jan 20, 2020 at 7:34 PM

Yes i worked with him also at Waste Management. Very sorry to the family

  • Collinsville
Tina Million said : Guest Report Jan 20, 2020 at 5:11 PM

Sorry to hear of the passing of Roger (Butch) Harris. I worked with him for many years . He was always a laughing and joking which surely made the work day easier . you will be missed buddy. My deepest condolences

  • Collinsville
  • Il
LYDDY GREENWELL said : Guest Report Jan 20, 2020 at 4:30 PM

Worked with Butch at WM. Such a nice man. My deepest sympathies to the family. He will be missed.

  • Illinois
Kirby Whitworth said : Guest Report Jan 19, 2020 at 11:32 PM

Sorry to hear the passing of Roger( Butch) Harris worked with him and was he’s boss for a few years prayers for the family another good man has left us only to be with our amazing father.

  • Moss Point
  • Mississippi
Todd and Linda Ohlemeier said : Guest Report Jan 19, 2020 at 3:16 PM

Our deepest condolences For your loss Sending prayers For the family RIP Butch

  • Fairview Heights
  • Illinois
Kathy Harris said : Guest Report Jan 17, 2020 at 2:45 AM

You all have my deepest sympathy for your loss. ???, prayers to you and your family.

  • Freeport
  • Florida
Geraldine (Kheri) Wright said : Guest Report Jan 16, 2020 at 9:56 PM

Sorry to hear of your loss, praying all the memories he left you with get you through this difficult time. I will forever remember the smile on his face, wearing that wild hat, sitting on his new Gold Wings motorcycle.

  • Sacramento
  • Ca

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