Roger Alan Wilmot
Roger Alan Wilmot passed away after several months of declining health on Monday, November 28, 2022, at the age of 87.
Roger was the third child born to Orville and Bessie Wilmot on December 19, 1934 in Waverly, MO. Roger lived in Lexington, MO through high school where he excelled in sports, football, basketball and track. He attended Graceland College where he received an Associates Degree in Engineering. He worked for Bendix in Kansas City, MO. He officiated for football, basketball and baseball for many years. He was a KC Star newspaper carrier in South Kansas City. He worked for Flamingos Casino in Kansas City as a dealer. He retired from Creekmoor Golf Course in Raymore, MO as a marshal. Roger loved to travel. He and Sue traveled to many countries and loved to spend time in Las Vegas. Roger also loved playing cards, mostly poker games with the guys. It was not uncommon for him to carry decks of cards and on a whim would gladly show you a card trick. Roger loved to read and would carry a book with him everywhere he went. Roger was preceded in death by his parents and by a sister (Joyce) and brother (Orville Jr.) He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Donna Sue Wilmot; three children Tami Williamson (Steve Williamson), Mark Wilmot (Karen Wilmot) and Teri Shipps; six grandchildren Jesse Williamson, Zachary Shipps, Christie Moser, Travis Williamson, Kyle Shipps, and Michael Wilmot; and eight great-grandchildren Jaden Williamson, Mason Shipps, Penney Williamson, Theo Moser, Asher Williamson, Zoe Shipps, Marty Williamson and Edison Moser. He is also survived by his two remaining sisters, Fern Plett and Elsie Smith (Floyd Smith).