Hubert A. Rogers

Sunday, September 24, 2006

Hubert A. Rogers, 63, Horton, Mo., passed away Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, Mo. He was born Aug. 26, 1943, in Emporia, Kan., to Reber Austin Rogers and Beatrice Bernice Schellenger Rogers. He and Nancy L. Milford were married on July 7, 1968, in Nevada, Mo. She survives of the home.

Hubert grew up and went to school in Lebo, Kan. He was self employed nearly all his life. He operated a farm near Moundville for 15 years, lived west of Nevada for 15 years and lived in Horton for the past five years. He operated heavy equipment locally. Hubert was a member of the Friendship Full Gospel Church in Butler, Mo.

Survivors in addition to his wife Nancy, include two daughters, Lori Black and her husband Kevin, Nevada, Tammy Conley and Robert Warren, Freeman, Mo.; one son, Harold "Andy" Rogers and his wife, Danita VanGilder, Lamar, Mo.; 11 grandchildren, Nathan, Erika, Austin, Candrah, Luke, Amber, Carlee, Dylan, Slater, Jerri, and Anthony; two sisters, Lois Kennedy, Butler, and Carol Richards, Lee's Summit, Mo.; two brothers, Paul Rogers, Butler, and Dave Rogers, Rich Hill, Mo.; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., on Monday, Sept. 25, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, with Charles Mathis officiating. Interment will follow in Balltown Cemetery, Horton. Friends may call now and until the hour of service and the family receives friends 2-4 p.m., Sunday afternoon, Sept. 24, at the funeral home.

Those who wish may contribute to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society in care of Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.

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