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David Lee Rogers

October 9, 1953 ~ January 14, 2022 (age 68)


David Lee Rogers, age 68, of Benton, passed away at 8:56 a.m. Friday, January 14, 2022, at the Deaconess Midtown Hospital of Evansville, Indiana.

Private family only Graveside Services will be held.

Arrangements are through the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

David was born on October 9, 1953, in Christopher, Illinois; the son of Virgil Rogers and Verdeen (Crabtree) Rogers.

He worked as a laborer with the Browning Township Highway Department. He also formerly worked as a coal miner; and later worked at the Benton Elks, Hey Carl’s, and the Benton Boccie Ball Club as a bartender.

He was of the Baptist faith.

David enjoyed Chicago Cubs baseball, playing golf, competition cooking events; and especially loved his nephew David Hunt and spending time with him.

He is survived by his brother Carl Hunt of Benton; two nephews David Hunt and fiancée Desiree Casey of Benton; Brad Giles and wife Charlotte of Denton, TX; special close friends Fred and Carolyn West of Benton.

He was preceded in death by his father Virgil Rogers; his mother Verdeen Hunt; his step-father Carlton Hunt; a half-sister Phyllis Giles; and his maternal and paternal grandparents.

Memorial contributions in memory of David, may be made to the Elks Crippled Children's Fund and will be accepted at the Leffler Funeral Home.

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