July 29, 2022, 75, Goldsboro –
Roy Wade Rogers, 75, of Dudley departed this walk of life Friday, July 29, 2022 at home.
Funeral service will be held Tuesday, August 2, 2022 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. Burial will follow at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Princeton. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10 until 10:45 a.m. at the funeral home and other times at the residence.
Mr. Rogers was born in Wayne County on September 17, 1946 to the late Heath and Lula Grant Rogers. He retired from AP Parts and was past member of the Arrington Volunteer Fire Department. He served as President and co-founder of Goldsboro Family C.B.’ers. During his spare time, he enjoyed fishing, Nascar Racing and tinkering and building almost anything. He will be greatly missed.
He is survived by two sons, Tim Rogers and wife, Diana of LaGrange and Randy Rogers and wife, Norma of Goldsboro; two daughters, Sharon Pendergraft and husband, Oscar of Kenly and Kathy Carmack and husband, Richard of Dudley; four step-sons, Jimmie Best and wife, Barbara of Dudley, Johnnie Best and wife, Lee Ann of Goldsboro, Danny Best and wife, Vickie of Rosewood and Michael Best of Greenville and fiancee’, Tracy Lantz; one step-daughter, Patricia Gonsalves and husband, Leon of Hawaii; one brother, Charles Rogers of Oregon; twelve grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; numerous step-grandchildren; step-great-grandchildren and a special friend, James Grice II, aka Boo.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Agnes Best Westbrook Rogers; two brothers, J.C. Lane and Chanaleigh Lane; two sisters, Luvenia Bailey and Barbara Ann Hatcher and the mother of his children, Janice Rogers.
The family is in the care of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro.