Vernon Rogers Jr., 64, of Holt, MO, passed away on June 4 , 2021. Vernon was born May 11, 1957, in Kansas City, MO, the son of Vernon Rogers Sr. and Ethel Melinda Rose. He was married on Febuary 14, 1977 to Michelle Kennison, his wife of 44 years.
He leaves behind his wife, Michelle; his children, son Christopher Rogers, daughter Mandie Rogers, and son Eric Rogers; three granddaughters, Mercedes Rogers, Alexus Rogers, and Cheyenne Rogers; and one grandson, Aiden Rogers.
He was preceded in death by his parents and mother-in-law, Shirley Jean Blackburn.
Vernon was a Veteran of the Army, after which he worked in various trades and was a builder. But the job he cared for most was of Papa to his grandchildren, who he adored and loved so dearly.
Arrangements in care of Fry-Bross & Spidle Funeral Home, Kearney.
Our Sincere Condolences
Chris Rogers – I am thinking of you and your family during this time.
I love you uncle. You will be missed dearly. I know you are not in pain anymore.
I know we haven’t seen each other for a while but I Loved you beyond all the Heavens and now you are in Heaven with our moms and grandparents and last but not least your sister( Melinda) and my sister (Ruthie) I know everyone was waiting for you and I can just hear all the shouts of Joy as you entered those Pearlie Gates. Michelle I Love you more than you know and I am sending you hugs and lots of prayers.
Chris Rogers – sorry for you loss, will keep the family lifted in prayer in these hard times.
My heart goes out to you and your family. I’m JR’s oldest sister by another mother. I didn’t get to know him very well due to interruptions of life. But I just want you to know I did care about him very much. I just lost my husband of of 52 years on Dec. the 28, 2020. I feel your pain of loss and pray for your comfort. I learned from my own experience that there are no real words that can ease your pain . I’ve been praying for you. God bless.