Claude Donald Rogers, 81, passed away Thursday, October 24, 2019, at Abbey Hospice in Social Circle.
Funeral services was held on Sunday, October 27, 2019, at Smithboro Baptist Church in Monticello. Interment was held in West View Cemetery. Rev. Jeff Pangle and Rev. Joe Ezzard officiated.
Serving as pallbearers were Charles Loll, Clayton Loll, Larry Greene, Terrell Rogers, Derrick Rogers and B. J. Rockmore.
Donald Rogers was a lifelong resident of Jasper County. His parents were the late Claude Thomas Rogers and Ethel Follendore Rogers. Before retirement, Donald worked as a supervisor for Enterprise Aluminum Company for over thirty years and retired from Georgia Pacific as a mill wright. After retirement, he worked as a courier for McIntosh State Bank. Donald loved nature and spending time outdoors. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and sporting events. He was a quiet man but loved people. Above all, he loved his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren; church family and the Lord.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brother, Charles Rogers and sister, Rosalind Loll.
He is survived by his wife, Ernestine Thompson Rogers of Monticello; children, Wanda (Mike) Urick of Oklahoma, Robert Rogers of Georgia, Marsha Rockmore of Monticello and Cindy (Kenneth) Thomason of Monticello; grandchildren Ivey, James, India, Kevin, Raychel, Garrett, Sonya, John, Robert, Kelly and Lindsey; great-grandchildren, including Roman, London and Nevaeh, J. T. and Claire; and brother, Melton (Patricia) Rogers of Monticello.
Jordan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Please visit our website at www.jordanfuneralhomemonticello.com.