Robert Ward Rogers, age 48, of Lamar, passed away Tuesday, November 11, 2008.


     Bobby was born August 13, 1960, in Lamar, to James and Vera “Babe” (Blanchard) Rogers.  He grew up in Lamar and had worked as a roughneck in the oil fields of Oklahoma.  In July of 2008, he moved back to Lamar from Kansas City.  Robert was an avid fisherman and loved animals, especially his dogs.   He enjoyed any activity that could be shared with his nieces and nephews.


     Survivors include his parents, Jim & Babe Rogers, Lamar; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Steve & Cindy Rogers, North Kansas City, Missouri, and Russ & Rhonda Rogers, Independence, Missouri; three sisters, Paula Dixon, Lamar, Pat Rogers, Rogers, Arkansas, and Sharon & husband David Martin, Grapevine, Texas; five nephews, Case Dighero, Chris Dixon, Stevie Rogers, Eric Rogers, & Ryan Martin; seven nieces and their husbands, Heather & Wes Harris, Amanda & Scott Kentner, Megan & Cody McCollough, Mandy & Kevin Sellmeyer, Shannon & Vince Peisert, Holly Shay & Fernando Mendez, and Nicole Solomon; six great-nephews, Jordon, Austin, & Daniel Sellmeyer, Josh Goodridge, Andrew Mendez, and Jack Solomon; nine great-nieces, Madison & Savannah Peisert, Sicily & Eliza Kentner, Lily, Georgi, & Anders Dighero, Hailey Goodridge, and Rorie McCollough.


     A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday at Grace Lutheran Church in Lamar with Rev. Galen Friedrichs officiating.


     Memorial contributions are suggested to Grace Lutheran Church Scholarship Fund or the Leon Owen Scholarship Fund in care of the Daniel Funeral Home.


#3 Enid, OKAlan Seibel 2008-11-17 11:27
My father called me today and informed me of Bob's passing. I was sorry to hear this news. Bob was a good friend to me all through school. (Big Bob) as I called him and I had many fishing trips together as kids, and I loved hanging out at his house and the Rogers Lure's Factory there located on their property. One day when I was in the 7th grade and being picked on by some older kids, Big Bob came along and hit them with his football gear that he was carrying over his sholder and told them to leave me along. They did. He was a good friend and was sorry to hear of his death. My prayers and thought are with your family during this time of loss. Alan Seibel
#2 Liberty, MOMandy Sellmeyer 2008-11-15 13:37
Uncle Bobby always had a smile on his face, I will miss him a lot!!
#1 Teresa Patton Lewis 2008-11-14 15:37
I'm so sorry to hear about Bob. My husband Jimmie and I used to be good friends with Bob in school. My prayers are with you and your family.

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