James L. Rogers
James L. Rogers, 90, of Paducah, Ky., passed away at 3:52 p.m. Sunday, December 30, 2012, at Lourdes hospital.
He was a retired route salesman for Mid-West Dairy. James was a member of the Bellview Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II as a platoon Master Sergeant with an infantry unit in the European Theater. James was a prisoner of war for five months until liberated by American Forces.
He received several medals including the European African Middle Eastern campaign Medal with 2 Bronze Stars. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans.
James is survived by his wife, Minnie Graves Rogers of Paducah, Ky.; three sons, Jerry Rogers and wife Claire of Paducah, Ky., Ricky Rogers and wife Linda of Paducah, Ky., and Wayne Rogers and wife Dishona of Louisville, Ky.; four grandchildren, James Rogers, Veronica McGuirk, Jason Rogers, and Amanda Sheffield; and four great-grandchildren, Annica McGuirk, Emily McGuirk, Noah Rogers and Isaiah Sheffield.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert Rogers and Liddie Lampkins Rogers; one brother; and one sister.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, January 3, 2013, at the Lone Oak Chapel of Milner & Orr Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Nolan officiating. Burial with Military Honors will follow in the Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 2, 2013, at the Lone Oak Chapel of Milner & Orr Funeral Home.
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