Thursday, October 13, 2011

Donald D. Rogers (October 12, 2011)

Donald D. Rogers, 69, of Arcanum, passed away early Wednesday morning, October 12, 2011 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton.

He was born July 14, 1942 in Castine, son of the late Alvah and Velma (Eshelman) Rogers. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three sisters, Pauline Greene, Opal Ritz, and Shirley Bussard.

Don was a lifelong farmer and was retired from Fram in Greenville. After retirement he had worked for the Council on Rural Services.

Don was a very caring, humble and ethical man.

A loving husband, father, and grandfather, he is survived by his wife of 47 years, Roberta M. (Miller) Rogers, whom he married December 28, 1963; children, Renee (Barry) Glasscoe of Pitsburg, Rhonda (Eric, II) Rich of Greenville, and Darren Rogers of Salisbury, MD; grandchildren, Gavin (fiancee, Ann House) Glasscoe, Gentry Glasscoe, Hudson Rich, and Hunter Rich; a brother, Robert Rogers of Greenville; and sisters, Margaret Jane Robinson of California, and Kathleen Phillips of Greenville.

Services will be held Saturday, October 15 at 3 p.m. at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville with Rev. David Cummings officiating. Burial will follow in the Ithaca Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday from 1 p.m. till 3 p.m. Memorial contributions may be given to the charity of the donor's choice.

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