Jack R. Rogers

Born: Thu., Oct. 14, 1926
Died: Wed., May 1, 2013


Visitation

1:00 PM to 2:15 PM, Fri., May 03, 2013
Location: - Not available -


Funeral Service

2:30 PM Fri., May 03, 2013


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Mr. Jack R. Rogers, 86, of Bostic, died Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at Oak Grove Nursing Center.
He was the son of the late Carson  and Alexena Rogers. He was born in Columbia, SC, and a member of Salem United Methodist Church where he was in the choir and served as a Sunday School teacher for over 20 years. He graduated from the University of South Carolina in 1951, and was a Naval Air Corps veteran of the WWII era. Jack retired from Burlington Industries. He was an avid car enthusiast, he raced, worked on and admired them. He truly loved and enjoyed his family, his home,  his cars, and his church family.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Polly Fitch Rogers; his daughter, Mary Ann Johnson and her husband Jeff,  of Burlington; his son, Carson Albert Rogers of the home. Pop was adored by his  four grandchildren, Josh Johnson and his wife Sara, Carson Johnson, Abby R. Finnin and her husband Matt, and Amanda R. Greene and her husband Bubba: and his two great grandchildren, Jaiden Rogers and Brielle Finnin.
The Funeral will be held at 2:30 pm Friday, May 3, 2013 at Salem United Methodist Church. Rev. Keyes Pendleton and Rev. Jeff Hamrick will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be Bubba Greene, Matt Finnin, Carson Johnson, Josh Johnson, Jeff Johnson, and Carson Rogers.
The Visitation will be from 1:00 pm until 2:15 pm Friday at the church prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to Salem United Methodist Church, PO Box 220, Bostic, NC 28018.
Washburn & Dorsey Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements.
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Ron & Pat Wood
   Posted Thu May 02, 2013
There are not words to express our gratitude for having shared a part of our lives with Jack Rogers. We came to Salem UMC many years ago. I was the organist then and became friends with Jack & Polly who were both choir members! What wonderful people! We came to Sunday School because we heard that Jack taught the class and was an excellent teacher. He was that and more!!! What a loving, gentle man, so intelligent and so humble. We loved him so very much! Then, we left Salem and went to play for other churches. A few years ago we returned and were able to spend a short time getting to know Jack & Polly again. He was exactly the same. He had our utmost respect, admiration and love!! Our thoughts and prayers are with Polly and all the family and with all of us who knew and loved Jack!!

Rhonda Greene and Family
   Posted Thu May 02, 2013
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Carson family. We were saddened to learn of Mr. Carson's passing. I have truly missed seeing Mr. and Mrs. Carson cruising Pearidge RD....such a sweet couple, always put a smile on my face seeing them together.

Ray & Ruth Mabry
   Posted Fri May 03, 2013
Polly, Mary Ann and Carson, please know of our deepest sympathy for your loss of our special friend, Jack. We spent many hours together during our tenure at Burlington. Of all the wonderful people with whom I worked during 42 years in the textile industry, Jack is at the top. May the memories of his love for you (which was shared often in his references to you) sustain and comfort you in the days to come.

michael epley
   Posted Fri May 03, 2013
He was a great man and will be missed. I'll miss hearing him talk about the old mg and studebaker.

mara hamrick
   Posted Sat May 04, 2013
My father Robert Cuthrell has gotten to know Mr.Rogers, while at Oak Grove Nursing Center. They were room mates for a short time. My Dad was so glad to have some one like Mr. Rogers to talk to. They talked about the war, their families and growing up in the twenties and thirties. Even after they were moved to other rooms, they sought each other out and talked most days. You have our sympathy for the loss of this man who was so kind and friendly with us. We will keep you all in our prayers.

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