Howard D. “Grandaddy” Rogers

Published 9:00 am Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Howard D. “Grandaddy” Rogers, 87, widower of Barbara Turner Rogers, passed away Saturday, September 16, 2017 at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.

He was born on June 30, 1930, in Estill County, Kentucky to the late George W. and Effie Gross Rogers. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force with extensive service in the Far East. He was a member of American Legion Post #313.

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He was a member and past president of Right Angle Masonic Lodge #233. He was a member and past president of the Clark County Fish and Game Club. He was a member and served as Secretary/Treasurer of the Kentucky Quail Club. He was a long time basketball official at both the high school and college levels, and a charter member of the Bluegrass Basketball Association, serving as assigning secretary for many years. He was a Kentucky Colonel. He was retired from the federal government. He was a member of the Epperson First Church of God.

He is survived by one son, Howard Mark (Jami) Rogers; one granddaughter, Gracyn Calloway; one brother, Kenneth Rogers; two sisters-in-law, Joyce Rogers, Sandy (Robert) Napier; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted at 7:00 PM Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at Scobee Funeral Home by Reverend Jessie Cline. Burial will be private.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 5:00 PM until the time of the service.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Northside Baptist Church, 15 Pendelton Street, Winchester, Kentucky 40391 or Hospice East, 407 Shoppers Drive, Winchester, Kentucky 40391.