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Given-Dawson-Paisley Funeral Home

186 Park Ave, Coshocton, OH

OBITUARY

James William Rogers

June 13, 1928July 3, 2020

James William Rogers, age 92, of Orrville, Ohio, passed away on Friday, July 3, 2020. He was born on June 13, 1928 in Blissfield, Ohio to the late William and Edith (Jarvis) Rogers.

Jim grew up farming and loved every aspect of it. After attending college, Jim joined the United States Army, serving his country from 1946 to 1952. He then went back to farming and working every day in farm sales until his 90th birthday.

In 1951, Jim married Doris Lee (Herbert) Rogers and they spent 45 wonderful years together until she passed away in 1996. Jim was a member of the Church of the Nazarene and one of the founders of Coshocton REACT. When he was younger, Jim helped his family run the New Moscow General Store. He was full of life and one of the most kindhearted, caring gentleman you would ever wish to meet.

Jim is survived by his wife Linda (Williams) Rogers of Orrville, whom he married in October 1998; three sons, Dave (Debbie) Rogers of West Lafayette, Paul (Katie) Rogers of Chandler, AZ and Tim (Chris Andrews) Rogers of Warsaw; seven grandchildren, Stephanie (Brian) Hawkins of West Lafayette, John (April) Rogers of Maryland, Brianna Rogers, William Rogers and Emily Rogers all of Arizona, Brittany Rogers of Florida and Brian ( Maisie) Rogers of North Carolina; three great-grandchildren, Tyler, Trevor and Taya; and one sister, Charla Hartman of Florida.

Along with his parents and first wife, Jim is preceded in death by an infant sister, Delsey Jane Rogers.

A private burial will follow at a later date. Given-Dawson-Paisley Funeral Home is serving the family.

For those who wish, memorial donations may be made in memory of Jim to the Coshocton County Honor Guard, 318 Main Street, Coshocton, Ohio 43812.

An online memorial can be viewed at www.given-dawson-paisleyfh.com.

Services

  • A Private Graveside Service Will Follow At A Later Date

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Linda Weber

July 8, 2020

You boys grew up in such a beautiful home with wonderful, loving parents. I’m so sorry for your loss.

Linda
Your old babysitter

Rick/Donna Ryan

July 8, 2020

We would like to express our sincere condolence to all the family.

Bonnie Knox

July 7, 2020

Our deepest sympathy is extended to all the family in the loss of your husband, father and grandfather. I worked, with Jim at Mast Lepley and he was a wonderful hard working man, always giving and willing to go the extra mile. He was kind and caring to all who knew him. May you all cherish the great memories you shared through the years.

Blessings,
Bonnie Knox

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