ROGERS, RICHARD DALE - 77, of Knoxville, Tennessee, beloved daddy, papa, brother, family member and best friend of Mary Pruiett passed away peacefully surrounded by the ones he lived for and loved on November 19. He was predeceased by his brother Albert Gillette Rogers. He was also predeceased by his parents Frank Tipton Rogers and Dale Gillette Rogers. Richard was born in Baltimore. He attended the University of Georgia and received a BS. He later went on to earn his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Tennessee. Richard is survived by his three children Richard Dale Rogers Jr., Michael David Rogers and Elisabeth Rogers Lanois; his step-mother Virginia Rogers; his brother Frank Tipton Rogers, Jr. and his wife Peggy; his grandchildren Lindsay Lanois, Peter Lanois Jr. and Alexandra Rogers; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the nurses in UT's TSICU and Palliative Care, especially Carl and David. Their dedication and kindness were a blessing. A memorial service will be held honoring Richard on Friday, November 22 at 3:00 at St. John's Cathedral Chapel, 413 Cumberland Avenue in Knoxville, TN. Memorial contributions may be made to Dr. Richard D. Rogers Fund, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Mid-South Chapter, 214 Overlook Circle Suite 153, Brentwood, TN or online at http://main.natioanlmssociety.org/site/TR
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Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Nov. 20 to Nov. 21, 2013