The Rev. C. B. Rogers
The Rev. C. B. Rogers, 91, of Canton, died Wednesday, Oct. 12, at Autumn Breeze Nursing and Rehab facility in Marietta with family members at his side.
He was born April 27, 1925, in Cherry Log to Dewey and Sara Thurman Rogers.
He was a member of Rock of Ages Baptist Church. He constituted and physically built Rock of Ages where he pastored for 10 years. He pastored and preached the Gospel in and around north Georgia for almost 70 years. He was a member of the Sharp Top Masonic Lodge and received his 50th year pin in 2015. He also served on the Canton City Council for 12 years. He was an insurance agent for the AIG Insurance Company for 32 years, working in the Canton and Jasper area, retiring in 1987.
He is preceded in death by wife of 62 years, Faye Pope Rogers; and sons-in-law, Phillip Pettit, Jerry Fowler and Jimmy Blalock; brothers, J.D. Rogers, Charles Rogers and Ralph Rogers; and sisters, Bonnie Hilton, Edna Jackson and Mildred Lingo.
He is survived by five daughters; Ann Pettit and Joyce Blalock of Canton, Vivian and Tommy Culpepper, of Cartersville, Mary Fowler, of Jasper and Martha and Jim Gouin, of Alpharetta; son and daughter-in-law, Ray and Brenda Rogers, of Ball Ground; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; brother, George Rogers, of Blue Ridge; and sisters and brothers-in-law Ellen Moore, Barbara and Jimmy McVey, Betty and Tom Chastain, Judy and Mearle Beaver, all of Ellijay and Trudy and Jerry Gallman, of Dalton.
Funeral services were held at Rock of Ages Baptist Church at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, with the Rev. Joe Dan Wilkins and the Rev. J. R. Smith officiating.
Interment followed at Cherokee Memorial Park.
Contributions can be made to Rock of Ages Baptist Church in his memory.
South Canton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangments.
Condolences can be made at www.thescfh.com.