ROGERS, KEITH - Hale County, Texas | KEITH ROGERS - Texas Gravestone Photos

Keith ROGERS

Petersburg Cemetery
Hale County,
Texas

September 22, 1938 - December 03, 2008
Both in Esteline, Hall, Texas
and died in Abilene, Taylor, Texas
Son of Clyde W Rogers & Opal Faye Tyner
Husband of Rebecca Holcomb
Married April 8, 1960 Turkey, Texas

*Obituary
Keith Rogers, 70, of Petersburg, Texas, passed away Wednesday, December 3, 2008 in Abilene. Services will be held 3 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Petersburg. Burial will be in the Petersburg Cemetery under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home of Eastland. The family will receive friends at the First Baptist Church in Petersburg on Friday evening from 5:30 until 7 p.m.
Keith was born on September 22, 1938 in Estelline to Clyde W. and Opal Faye (Tyner) Rogers. He graduated from Estelline High School in 1957. He owned and operated a gas station in Quitaque. He later worked as a Purchasing Agent for Wylie Manufacturing for 40 years, retiring in 2008. He married Rebecca Holcomb on April 8, 1960 in Turkey, Texas. He was Sergeant in the Military Police in the U.S. Army. They raised their family in Petersburg where he was a member of the Petersburg Fire Department and had served as Fire Chief and Firefighter. Rebecca preceded him in death on November 28, 2003. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Petersburg. Keith enjoyed spending time at his home at Lake Kemp with family and special friends, Bert and Rose Grimes.
Survivors include two children, Brian Rogers and wife Nancy of Eastland, and Jayne Rogers of Petersburg; brother, Tommy Rogers and wife Jan of Lodi, Wis.; two sisters, Janice Hughes and husband Butch of Flomot, and Marsha Blake of Lubbock; a daughter-in-law, Debbie Thornton of Lubbock; grandchildren, Neely and Russell Burrow of Graham; Robby King and fiancée Rye of Phoenix, Ariz.; Misty Thornton and fiancée Phillip Ray of Georgetown, Texas; Latasha and Joey Donaramo of Stillwater, Okla.; Sarah and Justin Sellers of Stephenville; Cagney Rogers of Granbury; Marci Mulkey of Amarillo; Zachary Mulkey of Petersburg; Cheyenne Thornton of Lubbock; two great-grandsons, Hayden Keith and Barron Burrows of Graham; a special granddaughter, Missy and Chris Blakely and daughter Reese; close friend and companion, Joyce Bruington of Petersburg; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Russell Burrows, Joey Donarumo, Justin Sellers, Chris Blakely, Phillip Ray, and Rodney Clunch. Honorary pallbearers will be Bert Grimes, Jesse Marquez, and Steve Zapata.

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Submitted: 10/7/11 • Approved: 6/7/15 • Last Updated: 3/25/18 • R1805-G0-S3

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