Wadley "Sonny" Rogers Jr.
September 18, 1936 – May 15, 2018
Wadley “Sonny” Rogers, Jr., 81, passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2018. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 2:00pm in the Chapel of Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home with Rev. Eugene Barlow and Rev. Stephen N. Johnson officiating. Burial will be private. The family will greet friends from 1:00pm until the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Rogers United Methodist Church, 10040 Highway 74, Forsyth, 31029 or New Heights Baptist Church, 158 Lamar Road, Macon, 31220.
Sonny was born in Savannah, Georgia to the late Wadley S. Rogers, Sr. and Alice Cooler Rogers and was preceded in death by his brother, Dennis Rogers and sister-in-law, Cynthia Rogers. He was a retired Insurance Agent with AFLAC and a member of New Heights Baptist Church. Sonny was an Ordained Baptist Minister. He was a member of the Dixie Senior Golf and Central Golf Associations and the Lions Club. Sonny enjoyed travelling, including all 50 states, and formerly worked for Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home. He was a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather and brother.
Survivors include his wife of almost 60 years, Dolores A. Rogers of Macon; daughter, Lisa (Danny) Davis of Forsyth; grandsons, Hunter and Jarrett Davis of Forsyth; brothers, Lynn (Elsie) Rogers of Dublin and Rick Rogers of Martinez; sister-in-law, Carolyn Rogers of Augusta; and several nieces and nephews.
Visit www.maconmp.com to express condolences. Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery have charge of arrangements.
- Survivors include his wife of almost 60 years, Dolores A. Rogers of Macon; daughter, Lisa (Danny) Davis of Forsyth; grandsons, Hunter and Jarrett Davis of Forsyth; brothers, Lynn (Elsie) Rogers of Dublin and Rick Rogers of Martinez; sister-in-law, Carolyn Rogers of Augusta; and several nieces and nephews.
Rogers United Methodist Church
10040 Highway 74, Forsyth, GA 31029
New Heights Baptist Church
158 Lamar Road, Macon, GA 31220
- Visitation Saturday, May 19, 2018
- Celebration of Life Saturday, May 19, 2018
Wadley "Sonny" Rogers Jr.
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May 17, 2018
Sonny will always be known for his leadership, selfless acts of service, devotion to his family, and most importantly his love for his Lord and Savior which he so freely shared with everyone. He was a kind hearted big brother and uncle to us. We will always remember his laugh, his smile, and his family prayers. His presence will be greatly missed, but we rejoice that he is celebrating with Christ and our loved ones who have gone before him.
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