Saturday, September 21, 2013

Robert Thomas "Bob" Rogers

Mr. Robert Thomas “Bob” Rogers, 34, passed away on Friday, September 20, 2013, in Bay Springs, MS. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, September 22nd, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Jimmy Moore officiating. Interment will be in Bethel Baptist Cemetery. Porter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Rogers was born August 31, 1979, in Louisville, MS, where he was well-known and loved by many. He was a member of Hight Assembly of God Church in Noxapater, MS. He graduated from Winston Academy in 1997. He worked at Taylor Machine Works and was the manager of Hemphill Furniture Company before moving to bay Springs, MS, where he worked at Hol-Mac Corporation as a purchasing logistical planner. He was preceded in death by his father, John Thomas Rogers; and his grandparents, Robert Melvin “Billy” Hemphill, and Berlin Thomas and Clara Eaves Rogers.

He is survived by his daughter, Madison Kaye Rogers, who was the light of his life; his mother, Cassandra Hemphill; his brothers, Brian Alan Rogers, Jonathan Bradley Rogers, and Austin David Foster; his grandmother, Margaret Hemphill Phillips, and a host of family and friends who loved him very much.

Memorials may be made to Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery Fund.