He was born to Robert S. “Huck” and Thelma Juanita (Latcham) Rogers in Nevada, Mo. He graduated from Appleton City High School in 1964.
He served in the U.S. Marine Corps in Vietnam.
He was a longtime employee of Day and Zimmerann Inc. and worked at the Kansas Army Ammunition Plant as a licensed plumber and pipe fitter until his death.
Survivors include three children, Robin Rogers of St. George, Heather Rogers-Thomas of Savannah, Ga., and Justin Rogers of Columbus; three grandchildren; and a brother, Bill Rogers of Edgerton, Mo.
The service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Murdock Chapel in Columbus with the Rev. Dennis Johnson officiating. Interment of ashes will follow at a later date in McKee Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. Saturday until service time.
Memorials are suggested to McKee Cemetery and can be left at or sent to Murdock Funeral Home, 132 E Pine, Columbus, 66725.