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Carl Kenneth Rogers Jr, 65, Green County, KY (1954-2019)

Carl Kenneth Rogers, Jr. of Summersville, Kentucky, departed this life on Sunday, September 22, 2019 in Greensburg. He was 65 years, 4 months, and 2 days of age.

The funeral services will be conducted at 1pmCT Thursday, September 26, 2019 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home with committal service and firefighter honors to follow at the Summersville Volunteer Fire Department. Bro. Carl Alvin Rogers, Bro. Joshua Rogers, Bro. Twyman Davis, and Bro. Leslie Jewell will be officiating. Visitation is from 3-8pm on Wednesday. Pallbearers: Jordan Bowen, Josh Corbin, Josh Riggle, Josh Rogers, Rachel Rogers, Michael Roby, Chris Colvert, Aaron Burton, Michael Wright. Honorary Pallbearers: Jagger Thompson, Justin Thompson, Kaine Murphy, Phillip Burton, Wesley Burton, Justin Noe and the Summersville Volunteer Fire Department Family.

He was born on Thursday, May 20, 1954 in Shelbyville, Kentucky (raised in Henry, County) the son of the late Carl Kenneth Rogers, Sr. and Jewell Holcomb Rogers.

He had made a profession of faith in Christ, worked for Kentucky Trailers, and was also a former Press Operator for Publisher Printing Company. Mr. Rogers was a member of the Summersville Volunteer Fire Department as Unit #22 and was also Maintenance Officer.

Survived by his wife of 45 years, Ruth Diane Risen Rogers of Summersville, having united in marriage on June 29, 1974.

Other survivors include two daughters and a son-in-law: Jackie and Byron Roby of Shepherdsville, and Rachel Rogers of Louisville; two sons and a daughter-in-law: Christian and Amanda Rogers of Greensburg, and Joshua Rogers of Louisville; adopted children: Chris and Brittany Calvert of Shepherdsville, and Joshua and April Riggle of Summersville; his mother-in-law: Laverne Risen of Louisville; seven grandchildren: Michael Roby, Zachary Roby, Justin Thompson, Jagger Thompson, Kaine Murphy, Allis Riggle, and Oliver Riggle; three sisters and a brother-in-law: Barbara Colyer of Greensburg, Judy and Larry Nevitt, and Mary Rogers all of Shepherdsville; two brothers and a sister-in-law: Kenny and Juanita Rogers of Shepherdsville and Marvin Trail of Shelbyville; brothers-in-law: Wayne Risen, Wesley Simpson, David Woodward, Frankie Woodward, James "J.C." Woodward, and Richard Woodward; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Mr. Rogers was also preceded in death by Clint Gaw; adopted grandson: Chris McDaniels; father-in-law: Robert Risen; two brothers-in-law: Ronnie Risen and Tommy Colyer.

The Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S Main Street, Greensburg, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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Carl Kenneth Rogers Jr, 65, Green County, KY (1954-2019)

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