John W. Rogers
John W. Rogers, Jr., age 95, of Cameron, MO, passed away on Sept. 13, 2019, at Redwood Nursing Home in Cameron.
Jr. was born Aug. 19, 1924 (birth certificate shows August 20, 1924 as the doctor was late filling out the certificate), to John William and Juanita McCrea (Bell) Rogers in the Barwick community, east of Cameron.
Jr. attended Barwick School and Cameron High School, where he graduated in 1941. Jr. chose farming as his career, which he did his entire life until retirement. Jr. remained extremely active in the community up until last year when he was diagnosed with bladder cancer.
Jr. was preceded in death by his parents, and an older brother, DeForest Rogers.
Jr. is survived by his wife, Ruth, of 69 years; daughter, Sandi (Larry) Halgren of Bellingham, WA; son, Lynn (Tammy) Rogers of Cameron; grandson, Cade (Kinsey) Rogers of Springfield; grandson, Weston Rogers (Becca Bott) of Des Moines; and great-grandson, Linden Rogers.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, at the Cameron United Methodist Church. A visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday evening at Poland-Thompson Funeral Home in Cameron. Burial will be at Graceland Memorial Cemetery in Cameron. Memorial donations may be made to the Cameron United Methodist Church Building Fund. Online condolences may be left at www.polandthompson.com.