Monday, July 11, 2022

Obituary - Delbert Earl Rogers

Delbert Earl Rogers, 66 of Nevada, passed away suddenly on Saturday, July 9, 2022 in Nevada. He was born on July 3, 1956 in Nevada to Ansel Delbert and Wilma (Bowles) Rogers.

Delbert grew up in Nevada and graduated from Nevada High School in 1974. Delbert worked for several area grocery stores and later for O’Sullivan Industries in Lamar. For the past eleven years he has been employed by Platinum Aerostructures on East Highland in Nevada. 

He had recently signed papers to receive social security benefits and planned to retire in November. Delbert enjoyed playing “pool”, watching any and all sports on T.V., and was an avid St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Chiefs fan. Delbert had a love of animals and took care of many stray pets over the years. Delbert was also known for his “love” of lemon meringue pie.

Delbert was the only boy in his family and had seven sisters. He is survived by four sisters, Shirley Thompson (Estel) of Nevada, Donna Lutes (Larry) Nevada, Mary Dighero, Bolivar, MO, and Connie Oliver (Rance), Ft Scott, KS. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

Delbert was preceded in death by his parents, and three sisters, Pat McClellan, Bonnie Bott, and Brenda McCarthy.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 14, 2022 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Pastor Bill Platt officiating. Interment will follow in Newton Burial Park in Nevada.. The family will receive friends from 9-10:00 a.m. prior to the service on Thursday.

Those who wish may contribute in Delbert’s memory to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or the Nevada Animal Shelter c/o Ferry Funeral Home.

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