Don Rogers


JASPER Don "Pooh Bear" Rogers, 42, passed away at his home, after a battle with cancer, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013.He was a one-of-a-kind husband to his wife, B.J. and father to his daughters, Morgan, Miranda and Madilyn.Don loved his job as a boilermaker for 20 years, almost as much as he loved drag racing and working on anything Ford he could get his hands on.He was preceded in death by his father, Franklin D. Rogers; grandparents, several aunts and uncles; his father-in-law, Bob Whipkey; and brother-in-law, Eric Love.Don is survived by his wife, daughters; mother, Mary Jane Rogers; sister, Tanya (Andy) Cooper; brother, Steven Rogers; mother-in-law, Pattie (Bill) Jones; sister-in-law, Dot Love; brother-in-law, Richard (Desiree) Macumber; many loved cousins, nephews, niece and friends.Funeral services will be conducted from the funeral home chapel at 2 p.m. CDT on Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, with Brother Tony Tuders officiating.The family will receive friends from 4 until 9 p.m. CDT today, Aug. 3, 2013, and from 10 a.m. until time of services on Sunday.Special thanks to all of those who have truly been our strength and support through these trying times.To send online condolences visit www.tatefh.Arrangements by Tate Funeral Home, LLC, Jasper, Tenn., 423-942-9500.

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