John T. Rogers
John T. Rogers, age 90, formerly of Lone Oak, passed away at the home of his daughter and son-in-law on Sunday, September 15, 2013, at 4:55 p.m.
John was born in Hickory, Ky., on March 13, 1923, to Ted and Jodie Rogers. He has made his home in Bandana, Ky., for the past 62 years. He had the distinct honor of being chosen to work on a 17-man team, whose special assignment was building the WWII bomber plane, the “Enola Gay”, which was responsible for ending that war. He served well over 20 years as an officer in local and state law enforcement, four of which he served as sheriff of McCracken County. He was a member of the Lone Oak Church Of Christ.
He is survived by his daughter, Wanda Faye Meunier and husband Wayne of Bandana, Ky.; his son, James Roy Rogers of Chattanooga, Tenn.; his grandchildren, Timothy Wayne Meunier of Nashville, Tenn., and Heather Lynn McKinney of West Paducah; his great-grandchildren, Brandon Taylor McKinney and Breckyn Elise McKinney of West Paducah; his special friend, Donna Kuehn of Winchester, Ky., and his devoted caregiver, Whitney Clemons.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Edna Earle Hendon Rogers; his parents, Ted Lyles Rogers and Jodie Tucker Rogers; one half-sister and one half-brother.
A private family service will be held. The Lone Oak Chapel of Milner & Orr Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to: McCracken County Animal Shelter, c/o McCracken County Judge Executives Office, 300 S. 7th St., Paducah, KY 42003 or Cassidy’s Cause Therapeutic Riding, 1500 Luigs Rd. Paducah, KY 42001.
You may leave a message of condolence and light a candle of remembrance at www.milnerandorr.com.