Jimmy Wendle Rogers, 80, of Waldron, passed away May 24, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born in Hatfield, Arkansas on August 28, 1938 to James and Luis Rogers. He was the beloved and devoted husband to Verna Rogers for 59 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Verna, his sister, Dorothy Austin, brother, Dr. Gene Rogers and wife, Lona, brother-in-law Donny Owens and wife Kay, Daughters Darla Lavender and husband Dr. Robert Lavender, Deborah Tatum and husband Tom and son Jimmy (Bim) Rogers, Jr.;six grandchildren: Dr. Lauren Lavender Pacheco and husband Dr. Zachary Pacheco, Dr. Charles Lavender and wife Christa, Kyle Hall, Christopher Hall and wife Crystal, Allea Rogers, and Mathew Gramlich Rogers; three great-grandchildren, Owen Hall, Loki Hall, Mitchell Pacheco, many nieces, nephews and friends and his special little dog, Taz.
Jimmy was employed at Valmac, Farm Bureau Insurance Agency, and Hughes Insurance Agency before retiring in 2009. He continued working on his beloved farm caring for his cows and enjoying his gardens and birds. He enjoyed listening to music and watching movies in the evening as well as football.
Jimmy took great pride in his family and all of their accomplishments. He enjoyed many years of activities and sporting events with his children. He especially enjoyed the many years his family would gather for Thanksgiving and Christmas. We will all miss him so much.
Jimmy's life celebration will be Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in the Duncan Cemetery. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.
Jimmy's pallbearers will be Kyle Hall, Christopher Hall, Charles Lavender, Jace Owens, Mathew Gramlich Rogers and Jimmy Oswald. Honorary pallbearers will be Kevin Lawrence, Ricky Don Black and Charles Maxell.
Visitation will be Tuesday, May 28, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home.