Ira Wayne Rogers - GLENNVILLE - Ira Wayne Rogers, 64, husband, father and friend passed away suddenly on Saturday, February 13, 2010. He was born November 4, 1945, in Lyons, Georgia to Ira and Lucille Rogers. He graduated from Glennville High School and then continued his education at Southern Tech with an associate's degree in drafting. Later he served in the Vietnam War and was awarded a Purple Heart. In 1968 he married Faye Moncrieff and they were enjoyed 41 wonderful years of marriage. Wayne was a member of Glennville First Baptist Church and enjoyed life to its fullest. He was an avid sportsman who loved, hunting, fishing and golf. He also loved to draw and was an excellent carpenter who could build anything he set his mind to. He was the Vice President of International Sales at Rotary Corporation. During his time at Rotary he achieved many accomplishments. Throughout his years of service he traveled extensively around the world working in many capacities including purchasing, advertising and international sales. He was a loving man with a compassionate soul. He put others first at all times. He will be greatly missed. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ira and Lucille Rogers. Survivors include: wife of 41 years, Faye Moncrief Rogers of Glennville; children, Kellie Rogers Zeigler (Brett) and Brian Rogers, all of Glennville. He is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, sisters in law, brothers in law and friends he considered as family. Visitation will be held 6:00 PM, February 21, 2010, Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Home in Glennville. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, February 22, 2010 at Glennville First Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Glennville City Cemetery with military honors. Pallbearers: Mike Mulligan, Danny Phillips, Dan Rogers, Jeff Rogers, Ken Rogers, Michael Rogers. Honorary Pallbearers: Employees of Rotary Corporation. Remembrances: The
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