Larry D. Rogers, age 74, of Shawneetown, IL, died peacefully on April 15, 2015 in Harrisburg Medical Center surrounded by his family. Larry was born near Junction, IL on April 17, 1940 to the late Charles ""Red"" and Pauline (Greer) Kingston. Larry was married to the love of his life on May 5, 1961, Marilyn (Morse) Rogers who survives. Larry served his country in the Army. Larry had done many things in his life from being a Farmer, managing a food company, but will be known most for he and his wife Marilyn operating Rudy's BBQ in Shawneetown. He loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing and how he loved to travel. Larry loved to be around his family and friends and will be remembered as a good husband, father, grandfather, brother and son. He will be truly missed in the Gallatin County area.
Larry is survived by his wife of 54 years, Marilyn (Morse) Rogers of Shawneetown, a son, Sam & Trish Rogers of Augusta, GA and daughters, Sandra Riley of Shawneetown and Dana & Jim Richeson of Mursphysboro, IL. A brother, Mike & Dawn Kingston of Homer, IL and Sister and Brother In Law, Rhonda and Chuck Smith of Shawneetown. Grandchildren Lara & Aaron, Jamie, Joey, Sam, Dean, Mandy, Lauren, Wyatt and Russell along with 14 Great Grandchildren, He was preceded in death by his parents and his grandparents, Sam and Grace Greer.
Visitation for Larry will be on Friday, April 17, 2015 his birthday from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Cox & Son Funeral Home in Shawneetown. His funeral service will be at the funeral home on Saturday, April 18, 2015 starting at 2:00 PM with Rev. Larry Beam officiating. Interment will follow in the McGhee Cemetery near Junction, IL.
In lieu of flowers the family ask that donations be made to the Jim Richeson fund. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
You may leave a note of comfort to the family at www.coxandson.com