Charles Rogers

Monday, July 26, 2010

Charles J. "Onie" Rogers, 88, of Scott City died Saturday, July 24, 2010, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau.

He was born Feb. 2, 1922, in Benton, Mo., to Thomas Charles and Stella Mae Belt Rogers. He and Carma Jean Wolfe were married June 2, 1946. She preceded him in death June 6, 1983. He and Sharon Dumey Keller were married May 13, 1991. She preceded him in death Jan.17, 2008.

Charles retired as a foreman at Southeast Stone. He served in the Marine Corps during World War II and received the Purple Heart. He was a life member of VFW Post 6407 in Scott City.

Survivors include a stepson, Russell Keller of Scott City; a stepdaughter, Julia Strickland of Florida; six stepgrandchildren, and three great-stepgrandchildren.

He was preceded in death by an infant son and daughter, two brothers and a sister.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the chapel, with the Rev. Ronnie McKinley officiating.

Burial with full military honors will be in Lightner Cemetery in Scott City.