Graveside services for James Thomas Rogers, Jr., 67, of Lafayette will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 14, 2012 at Hamilton Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Services will be conducted by Dr. Connie Ward.
Mr. Rogers was born June 21, 1945. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Thomas "Jake" Rogers, Sr. and Laura Nell Colvin Rogers; his paternal grandfather and grandmother, Benjamin Cleveland and Sallie Mae Rogers; maternal grandfather and grandmother, R.K. "Doc" Colvin and Bertha Oxford Colvin; and sisters, Laura Ann and Joan Rogers.
Mr. Rogers is survived by his sister, Jean Rogers Bringol of Austin, Texas; brothers, Benjamin (Ben) K. Rogers of Ruston and David R. (Randy) Rogers of Minden; nephews, William Brian Rogers of Garberville, California and Michael Brady Rogers of McKinney, Texas; and nieces, Laura Bringol Barge of Belton, Texas and Amy Kingman of Arlington, Virginia.
A visitation will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. today (Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012) at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.