SIDNEY - Seth A. Rogers, 14, of 3700 S. County Road 25-A passed away Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at 6:38 a.m. at his home surrounded by his loving family. Seth lost his courageous fight to Osteo Sarcoma since being diagnosed with it in January of this year.
He was born on Dec. 8, 1997, in Sidney, the son of Bart and Jennie (Barthauer) Rogers.
Also surviving is a brother, Zach Rogers at home; his paternal grandparents, Larry and Barbara Rogers of Sidney; his uncle, Brad Rogers of Franklin, Tenn.; aunt and uncle, Jeremy and Lynda Barthauer of Quincy; and four special cousins, Levi, Justin and Greyson Barthauer and Kira Rogers.
Seth was a freshman at Fairlawn High School, where he was selected to the National Honor Society. He also was involved in school baseball, basketball and was a member of the cross country team, the FFA and the Green Twp. Blue Ribbon 4-H club. He also enjoyed youth wrestling. Seth loved the outdoors and loved to hunt and fish and attend and watch PBR events, he also loved riding his horse "Tickie" and his Kubota 4-wheeler. Seth loved working on his family's farm and helping his brother Zach work on his truck.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Sidney First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Eileen Hix officiating. Burial will follow at Plattsville Cemetery in Plattsville.
The family will receive friends from 3-8 p.m. today at Cromes Funeral Home Inc., 302 S. Main Ave., Sidney, and from 9:30 a.m. Thursday until the hour of service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully ask that memorials be made to the Fairlawn FFA or Wilson Hospice Care in memory of Seth Rogers. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed to the Rogers family at www.cromesfh.com
Published in Piqua Daily Call on Oct. 30, 2012