Ronald Eugene Rogers, 78, of Whipple, passed away on Monday (Sept.10, 2012) at 5:35 p.m. at Marietta Center. He was born in Pleasants County, W.Va., a son of the late Samuel Robert Rogers and Mary Aileen Newland Rogers. He worked for 31 years with IBEW Local 972. He was a member of Lower Paw Paw Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, June Marie Boyce Rogers and one son and one daughter: Garry E. (Karen) Rogers and Jeannie M. (Larry) McAlarney both of Whipple; three grandchildren: Erin (Jeremy) Harper, Kerry Rogers, Garry Rogers II all of Whipple; two canine grandchildren, Copper and Tiny, and his dog, Sugar. He is also survived by his brother, Robert Rogers and sister, Wilda Livingston.
He was preceded in death by his parents; grandson, Jerry W. Rogers; brothers, Donald Rogers and George Rogers.
Funeral services will be held on Friday (Sept. 14) at 1 p.m. at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with burial following in East Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday after 2 p.m. with family greeting friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Messages of sympathy may be sent at www.mslfuneralhome.com.