Louis (Bill) W. Rogers of High Springs passed away Tuesday, February 26th after a long illness at Shands Hospital. Mr. Rogers was born in Commerce, OK to Avery and Gussie Rogers on July 17, 1933. Mr. Rogers served in the U.S. Army for 22 years retiring in 1973. He was a Vietnam Veteran. He also retired from the D.O.C., State of Florida. Mr. Rogers is survived by his wife Mary of High Springs; Son, Charles Todd, Sr. and wife Peggy of High Springs; Daughter, Sue Kovras and husband Alex of Edwards, CA; Son, Louis Rogers, Jr. of High Springs; Son, Wayne Rogers and wife Patty of Fayetteville, NC. He has 8 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Mr. Rogers and his wife Mary were the owners of the famous Pickle Barrel Store on Hwy 441 for 13 years. Mr. Rogers enjoyed fishing and goat farming. He is preceded in death by his son Kenneth Lee Todd of St. Marie, ID. and grandson Bobbie Lee Todd of Atlanta, GA.
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Memorial Services will be conducted Monday, March 4, 2013 in the chapel of Gateway-Forest Lawn Funeral Home at 1:00 pm. Interment will be at a later date in Forest Meadows Cemetery, Gainesville, FL.
GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME, 3596 South U.S. Hwy 441, Lake City, FL 32025. Please leave words of love and comfort for the family at www.gatewayforestlawn.com
Published in Lake City Reporter on Mar. 1, 2013