We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Owens Funeral Home
James 'Jim' Rohr, 83, of Champaign, died at 12:46 on July 24, 2022 at his home in Champaign. There will be a visitation from 9:00-10:45am on Friday, July 29 in Feeney Hall, at St. Matthews Catholic Church, 1305 Lincolnshire, Champaign. The funeral Mass will be at 11:00, with Msgr. Stanley Deptula officiating. Burial will be at St. Mary's Cemetery in Champaign.
Jim was born on December 20, 1938 at Mercy Hospital in Urbana, a son of Augustus and Teresa (Hipp) Rohr. He married Barbara (Gorman) Matheny at Holy Cross Catholic Church on September 17, 1977. She survives and resides in rural Champaign.
Other survivors include: a brother, Richard (Karolee) Rohr of Shelbyville and many nieces and nephews.
Jim started serving mass as an Altar Boy at St. Mary's Church at the age of 6 years old. He is a long time member of both St. Boniface and St. Matthew's Catholic Churches. Jim has been a proud member of Plumber's & Pipefitters Local #149 for over 60 years.