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Arthur LeRoy Rogers, 93, Kokomo, passed away at 5:55 a.m. Saturday, March 3, 2018, at his residence. Born Dec. 11, 1924, in Kokomo, he was the son of the late Charles and Edith Rogers.
He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving during World War II in the South Pacific. He married Katherine (Weaver) and she preceded him in death in May 2004.
He was employed at Chrysler, retiring after 30 years of service. He was a member of U.A.W. Local #685. He enjoyed fishing, and above all, helping and serving people.
He is survived by one son, Scott (Dee) Rogers, Kokomo; daughter, Rose Pratt, Kokomo; grandchildren, Michelle (John) Meadors, Rebecca Rubenalt, Kendra (Greg) Duke, Kristina Pratt, Daniel Rogers, Jamie Rogers and Jessica Rogers; 14 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren and one nephew, Steve Rogers of Kokomo.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; son, Donald Parson; grandchild, Little Scott Rogers; four brothers and one sister.
Funral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel, 3400 S. Webster St., Kokomo. Bishop Dennis Marler will officiate. Burial with Military Rites by the U.S. Army and the Kokomo Military Rites Team will follow in Albright Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. You may read Arthur's obituary at www.ellersmortuarywebster.com where you can sign the guestbook, or share a personal message to the family.
Published on March 4, 2018
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