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David Allen Rogers


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David Allen Rogers

Memphis, TN

David Allen Rogers passed away peacefully at his home on August 7, 2018 at the age of 76. David Rogers, the son of Raymond and Virginia Langston Rogers, was born March 4, 1942 in Memphis, Tennessee. He grew up in Calhoun City, Mississippi and graduated from Calhoun City High School in 1960. Mr. Rogers moved to Memphis, Tennessee upon completion of basic training from the Mississippi National Guard where he was recognized as the Trainee of the Year. He was a firefighter for the City of Memphis for 33 years, retiring in 2001. He was also self-employed as the owner of Rogers Roofing for many years. Mr. Rogers was an avid golfer and bicyclist and loved to play pool. On November 17, 2001, he married Rebecca Osborne Rogers, who survives. He is also survived by his two daughters, Alison Rogers Phillips and Megan Rogers Brewer and husband Jason; his sister, Raymona Rogers James; his brother, Langston Rogers and wife, Paula, and four grandchildren, Katie Brewer, Gavin Phillips, Emma Brewer, and Grayson Phillips. Family will gather with friends for fellowship and refreshments on Sunday, August 12 from 10 a.m. until his service begins at 12 p.m. at Family Funeral Care, 4925 Summer Avenue. Burial will follow at 3:30 p.m. in Calhoun City Cemetery, Calhoun City, MS. Online condolences can be made at www.familyfuneralmemphis.com.
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Aug. 10, 2018
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