A memorial visitation for Bobby "Bob" Don Rogers, 81, Lawrence will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. A Prayer and memories will be shared at 6:00 p.m. during the visitation. He passed away Friday, December 29, 2017 at his home.
Bob was born April 29, 1936 in Bee Branch, AR the son of Delmer and Edna (Thomas) Rogers.
He served his country in the United States Army and was a member of the National Association of Letter Carriers and Eagles Lodge. He coached youth baseball and football for 35 years, 10 years as head coach of the Breakfast Optimist Senior Babe Ruth team.
He married Mary E. Corel February 5, 1959 in Lawrence. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include his sons, Eric and wife, Kim Rogers, Rodney Rogers; daughter, Karen Noreen; two grandchildren, Haley Holdredge and Adam Noreen.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in his name to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.
For more information or to post a condolence, please visit warrenmcelwain.com
Published by Lawrence Journal-World from Dec. 30, 2017 to Jan. 1, 2018.