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Obituary for David "Gene" Eugene Rogers

David Eugene “Gene” Rogers, age 81, of Rocky Face, passed away on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at Hamilton Medical Center after a brief battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his father D.F. Rogers, mother Beulah Barks Rogers, stepmother Eula Lee Loner Rogers, and great grandson Mitchel McArthur. Gene loved and knew Jesus Christ as his personal Savior and was an active member of Mount Rachel Baptist Church. He retired from Textile Rubber and Chemical Company where he served as a laboratory technician for m...any years. He loved cruising, collecting Barbies, coins, and anything Coca Cola. He was a loving husband of 61 years. A great father, loving grandfather, and the best ball playing great-grandfather ever. We will miss the laughter he brought to our lives. He is survived by the love of his life, Laura Ann (Howell) Rogers of Rocky Face; daughter and son-in-law, Gina (Rogers) and Greg Hammontree of Rocky Face, GA.; sons and daughters-in-law, David and Teresa Rogers of Dalton, Randy and Pat Rogers of Rocky Face, GA.; grandchildren, Gilly (Hammontree) and Brent Kestner, Garett and Cassie Hammontree, Brandy (Ogle) and Ben Tunnell, Dr. Jessica (Rogers) and David McArthur, Allura Rogers , Sasha (Rogers) and Casey Raborn, Chelsea (Rogers) and Drew Walker; great grandchildren, Everlee and Kinsley Kestner, Graham and Indie Hammontree, Logan and Tyler Tunnell, William and Madison McArthur, Beau Raborn. The funeral service will be held Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Rocky Face Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home with Rev. Marty Greene officiating. Burial will be in West Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, July 7, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. You may leave the family a message or light a memorial candle on the tribute wall at www.julianpeeples.com Funeral arrangements are by Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Rocky Face. For more information, call 706-272-9777. David Eugene “Gene” Rogers, age 81, of Rocky Face, passed away on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at Hamilton Medical Center after a brief battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his father D.F. Rogers, mother Beulah Barks Rogers, stepmother Eula Lee Loner Rogers, and great grandson Mitchel McArthur. Gene loved and knew Jesus Christ as his personal Savior and was an active member of Mount Rachel Baptist Church. He retired from Textile Rubber and Chemical Company where he served as a laboratory technician for many years. He loved cruising, collecting Barbies, coins, and anything Coca Cola. He was a loving husband of 61 years. A great father, loving grandfather, and the best ball playing great-grandfather ever. We will miss the laughter he brought to our lives. He is survived by the love of his life, Laura Ann (Howell) Rogers of Rocky Face; daughter and son-in-law, Gina (Rogers) and Greg Hammontree of Rocky Face, GA.; sons and daughters-in-law, David and Teresa Rogers of Dalton, Randy and Pat Rogers of Rocky Face, GA.; grandchildren, Gilly (Hammontree) and Brent Kestner, Garett and Cassie Hammontree, Brandy (Ogle) and Ben Tunnell, Dr. Jessica (Rogers) and David McArthur, Allura Rogers , Sasha (Rogers) and Casey Raborn, Chelsea (Rogers) and Drew Walker; great grandchildren, Everlee and Kinsley Kestner, Graham and Indie Hammontree, Logan and Tyler Tunnell, William and Madison McArthur, Beau Raborn. The funeral service will be held Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Rocky Face Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home with Rev. Marty Greene officiating. Burial will be in West Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, July 7, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. You may leave the family a message or light a memorial candle on the tribute wall at www.julianpeeples.com Funeral arrangements are by Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Rocky Face. For more information, call 706-272-9777.


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Visitation

Friday

7

Jul

5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Julian Peeples Funeral Home - Rocky Face Chapel

2627 Old Chattanooga Road
Rocky Face, Georgia 30740

Service

Saturday

8

Jul

11:00 AM
Julian Peeples Funeral Home - Rocky Face Chapel

2627 Old Chattanooga Road
Rocky Face, Georgia 30740

Cemetery Details

Location

West Hill Cemetery

West Emery Street
Dalton, Georgia 30720

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