Roy Hilton Rogers, 81, was born Jan. 21, 1927, in Savannah, Ga., the son of Cape Rogers and Mary Lee Tillman Rogers. He died Nov. 21, 2008, in Mountain Home, Ark.
He was a veteran of the United States Navy, proudly serving his country during World War II.
He was employed by Jacksonville Shipyards, working as manager of the Mayport Division in Mayport, Fla., as a planner and estimator of naval ships. After retirement, he relocated to the Ozarks.
He is survived by: his wife, Sandra Rogers of the home in Alton, Mo.; three children, Roy Vernon Rogers of Richmond, Ky., Lee Buck Rogers of Jacksonville Beach, Fla., and Ginger Lynn Hayes of Holly Hill, Fla.; seven grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by: his parents, Cape and Mary Lee Rogers; one grandchild; and two brothers.
Funeral services were held Nov. 22 in the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Mo. Burial followed Nov. 26 in the Arlington Memorial Park Cemetery in Jacksonville, Fla., with local arrangements under the direction of the Carter Funeral Home of Thayer, Mo.