arren Wynn Rogers, 92, of Columbus, IN, and a former resident of Huntington, IN, died Sunday, May 12, 2013, at 1:55 a.m. at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.
Mr. Rogers, a Huntington resident for more than 50 years, was a staff sergeant in the Army Signal Corps during World War II. He owned Rogers Feed and Grain until 1976 and worked as a mechanic at Hiner Transport. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church; a 65-year member of Mt. Sterling Lodge 260 F.&A.M., Mt. Sterling, OH; and a member of Scottish Rite, Lions Club, and Optimists.
He was born Jan. 20, 1921, in Dallas County, MO, to Joseph Clair and Leona Lee Cox Rogers. He married Bulah Hall on June 6, 1948, in Mt. Serling, OH. She preceded him in death on Sept. 27, 1994.
Survivors include two daughters, Karen Sue (John) Koorsen, of Marshalltown, IA, and Kathleen Ann (Mike) Cooper-Childers, of Columbus; a son, James Warren (Jill) Rogers, of Parrish, FL; two brothers, Leonard (Pat) Rogers, of Circleville, OH, and Jack Rogers, of Mt. Sterling, OH; five grandchildren, Elizabeth Hollingsworth, Matthew Rogers, Jonathon Koorsen, Jacqueline Rogers and Kimberly Cooper; and four great-grandchildren.
Calling is Wednesday, May 15, 2013, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Deal-Rice Funeral Home, Huntington Chapel, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington. A service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, May 16, 2013, at 10 a.m., with calling one hour prior to the service. Rev. Bill Rapp will officiate. Burial will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery, with Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2689 conducting military honors.
Memorial gifts may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church in care of Deal-Rice Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be made at www.dealricefuneralhomes.com .