Slick (Roger) LeRoy Sedam, 88, of Joy, Illinois passed away Friday, January 20, 2023 at the Genesis Medical Center in Davenport, Iowa. Visitation will be Wednesday, January 25, 2023 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo, Illinois. Memorial contributions can be left to the Joy Volunteer Fire Department. Online condolences may be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.
Roger was born November 3, 1934 in New Boston, the son of William A. and Phyllis C. Retherford Sedam. He was a graduate of New Boston High School. Roger married Kaye Edmiston on January 16, 1960 in New Boston. She passed away on December 23, 2017.
Roger worked for many years as an Iron Worker for Iron Workers Local 111. After retiring he began his own HVAC repair business as well as owning and operating the Joy convenience store known as C & S. He was a true “Jack of all Trades”.
He is survived by 2 daughters, Diane (Kevin “Jake”) Boyd of Elvira, IA, Jackie (Jerry) Simmons of Bunceton, MO; 2 sons, Charles (Roslyn) Sedam of Las Vegas, NV, Bill (Trisia) Sedam of Andalusia, IL; son-in-law, Mike (Cristal Queen) Gipson of Little York, IL; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; and 2 brothers, Curtis Sedam and Billy Gene Sedam.