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Joseph Eugene Rogers “Gene”, 82, of Creedmoor passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2022.
Gene was born in Granville County on March 25, 1940 to the late Wade Richard Rogers and Etha Whitfield Rogers. He grew up in Creedmoor and graduated from Creedmoor High School in 1958. Following graduation, he attended Louisburg College and was a member of the National Guard. Gene began his working career with his brother, Robert, where they jointly owned and operated IGA Grocery Store in Butner. Gene married Jackie King in 1968. He was an avid outdoorsman and had a passion for fishing, horseback riding, camping with his buddies and hunting birds and squirrels with his dogs. Gene loved his family and friends immensely.
Gene is survived by his wife, Jackie King Rogers; a brother, Robert Rogers (Nancy), numerous nieces and nephews and loving friends.
Visitation will be held Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 10:30 – 11:45 AM at Butner Presbyterian Church.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 18, 2022 at 12:00 PM at Butner Presbyterian Church officiated by Dr. Charlie Bryan. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Gardens.
Flowers are kindly accepted or donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
Pallbearers for the service include Wayne Tilley, Wayne Whitfield, Tommy Suitt, Kyle Thomas, Jay Beck and Ronnie Bailey.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to family and friends for their prayers and many acts of kindness during this time.