MARTINEZ, Ga. - Entered into rest after an extended illness Wednesday, June 16, 2010, Mr. Rollin "R.T." Rogers, 85, beloved husband of Adele C. Rogers. Mr. Rollin "R.T." Rogers was a Christian man and loved God. He was a beloved husband, father and Papa. He was a member of Riverview United Methodist Church. He retired as supervisor from Lily-Tulip after 37 years. Mr. Rogers was an avid fisherman and hunter and trained Tennessee Walking horses and bird dogs. Family members include: wife of 63 years Adele C. Rogers; sons Dale Rogers (Pat) of Grovetown, GA, Alan Rogers (Becky) of Matthews, GA; daughters Nancy Rogers Street (Danny) of Evans, GA, Lorene Rogers Clark (Sammy) of Martinez, GA, Elaine Rogers Daniel (Mike) of Evans, GA, Terri Rogers Dailey (Danny) of Evans, GA; granddaughters Stephanie Street Nichols, Jamie Clark, Natalie Daniel Gay, Kristen Dailey; ten great grandchildren and sister Mary Rogers Babin of Prairieville, LA. Mr. Rogers was preceded in death by his daughter-in-law Cathy H. Rogers. Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 19, 2010 at 12:00 noon at the Chapel of Thomas Poteet and Son with Rev. Elton Lawson officiating. Interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be his grandsons Ryan Daniel Street, Jason Thomas Rogers, Brian Alan Rogers, Christopher Wayne Rogers, Eric Wayne Clark, Michael Patrick Daniel and Joshua Wayne Dailey. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Trinity Hospice Memorial, St. Joseph Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 31358, Augusta, GA 30903 or Riverview United Methodist Church Building Fund, 1244 Furys Ferry Road, Evans, GA 30809. The family will receive friends this evening, Friday, June 18, 2010 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Please sign the guestbook at www.thomaspoteet.com .
The Augusta Chronicle-June 18, 2010