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Houston Rogers, Louisville, KY - Adair Co., Ky native (1929-2012)

He was born in Milltown, KY, a member of a highly regarded Adair County, KY, family. He was the last surviving child of the late Charles Gilliam Rogers and Mattie (Rogers) Rogers. His marriage to Joanna Gilpin Rogers, who survives, endured 59 years. Mr. Rogers was a member of the Bethany United Methodist Church and attended the Oasis Christ Fellowship in Ormond Beach Florida. He was a veteran of the Korean War and a retired truck driver. He was an avid NASCAR Racing fan and loved spending winters camping in Florida.

Houston Rogers, age 83 years, of Louisville, KY formerly of Columbia, KY passed away Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 3:15pmET, at the Baptist East Hospital in Louisville, KY.

Funeral services will be at 4pmCT, Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 4:00 PM at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, with Rev. Gary Powell and Rev. David Sparks the officiating clergy. Cremation will follow the service.The family will receive visitors after 12pm noon CT, on Sunday at the funeral home until service time.


Houston Rogers, Louisville, KY - Adair Co., Ky native (1929-2012)(1929-2012)

He was born Monday, June 17, 1929 in Milltown, Adair County, KY. He was the son of the late Charles Gilliam and Mattie (Rogers) Rogers. He died Thursday, November 8, 2012, in Louisville, Jefferson County, KY, at the age of 83 years, 4 months, and 21 days.

He was preceded in death by these siblings, Kermit Rogers, Clifton Rogers, Clevis Rogers, Elsie Rogers, Ainer Ernest, Christine Martin, Julia Carter.

He was preceded in death by a close nephew Tommy Rogers.

He is survived by the following:
  • His wife of 59 years: Joanna Gilpin Rogers, of Louisville, KY

  • Several nieces, nephews and good friends

  • And by his beloved pet, Me Tu
Mr. Rogers was a member of the Bethany United Methodist Church, attended the Oasis Christ Fellowship in Ormond Beach Florida, a veteran of the Korean War and a retired truck driver, he was an avid NASCAR Racing fan and loved spending winters camping in Florida.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Bethany United Methodist Church 6100 Moorman Road, Louisville, KY 40272 or Kentucky Race Track Chaplaincy Program PO Box 324 Simpsonville, KY 40067.

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Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY in charge of arrangements.


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Houston Rogers, Adair Co., KY native (1929-2012)



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