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Obituary
Howard Thomas Rogers
August 23, 1936 - March 22, 2019
Born in Person County, NC
Resided in Person County, NC
Visitation
Sunday March 24, 2019, 2-3 PM
Mt. Harmony Baptist Church
1655 Mt. Harmony Rd.
Rougemont, NC 27572
 
Service
Sunday March 24, 2019, 3 PM
Church Service
Mt. Harmony Baptist Church
1655 Mt. Harmony Rd.
Rougemont, NC 27572
Howard Thomas Rogers, 82 of 360 Charlie Moore Road, Timberlake, died Friday, March 22, 2019. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Alan Rogers and Gracie Bordan Blalock Rogers. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his siblings: Gadis Rogers, Inez R. Phelps, Judson Rogers, Berlie Rogers and Velma R. Woody. He was a US Army veteran.

Mr. Rogers retired from Eaton after over twenty years of employment. He was a member of Mt. Harmony Baptist Church where he was very active and held various positions. "Catfish" was an all around athlete he enjoyed baseball, basketball and football. He was an avid NC State University fan. Mr. Rogers loved his wife and the trips they took to Myrtle Beach together.

Surviving are his wife of 64 years, Ercelle Blalock Rogers of the home; son, Howard Thomas Rogers, II "Tom" and wife, Trisha Marie Rogers of Mt. Juliet, TN; brother-in-law, Jack Woody of Timberlake; five grandchildren: Morgan Dahlin, Andrew Shetland, Philip John, Ashton Evans and Abbey Evans; several special nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be 3 PM Sunday, March 24, 2019 at the Mt. Harmony Baptist Church with the Rev. Barry Chambers and Pastor Claude Steen officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service (2-3 PM) and other times at the home.

Pallbearers will be Derek Rimmer, Kevin Clayton, Shannon Blalock, David Evans, Judson Rogers and Alan Woody. Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Berry, Craig Bigham, Jarrett Blalock, Dustin Harris, Jayme Welch, Scott Yarborough and Mike Perry.

Memorials may be made to Mt. Harmony Baptist Church, 1655 Mt. Harmony Church Road, Rougemont, NC 27572.