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Earl L. Rogers

December 3, 1922 ~ October 1, 2018 (age 95)

Earl L. “Buster” Rogers, 95 of Nevada, MO passed away Monday, October 1, 2018 following a brief illness. Earl was born December 3, 1922 in Mulvane, KS to E.N. and Leona (Harmon) Rogers. He was united in marriage to Marjorie L. Josepeit on January 24, 1945 in Goodland, KS and she preceded him in death on September 23, 2013.

Earl was raised in Kansas and Colorado graduating from Eastonville High School in El Paso County, Colorado. He served in the United States Navy on the USS Taylor stationed in San Diego during WWII. In 1951 Earl and his family came to Richards, MO where he farmed and raised cattle all of his life. Earl was a longtime member of Richards Christian Church and more recently attended Rinehart Christian Church. His memberships included: Richards and Nevada Masonic Lodges, founding member of McGinnis Youth Center, member of Richards School Board for a number of years, he was involved in 4-H Club and project leader for various 4-H projects, Nevada R-5 School Board member and past president from 1973 – 1978, received the 40 year award for Outstanding Service to the USDA Farm Service Agency and the Producers of Vernon County, member of Richards and Nevada O.E.S., Board Member of Federal Land Bank, member and past president - Vernon County Youth Fair Board, member of Stotesbury Grange, NW Vernon County Water Board Member, and a member of Vernon County Wranglers Saddle Club. His favorite pastime was spending time with family and attending his grandchildren’s activities. He also enjoyed riding horses and motorcycles with Shirley.

Survivors include three daughters, Linda Verman and her husband Eldon, Independence, MO, Jacqueline Linn and her husband Jimmie, Bronaugh, MO, Shirley Peckman and her husband Ron, Richards, MO; seven grandchildren, Brian Verman and his wife Allison, Independence, Missouri, Staci Ringwald and her husband Steve, Batesville, AR, Scott Linn and his wife Nancy, Rogersville, MO, Ryan Linn and his wife Monica, Bronaugh, MO, Ty Peckman and his wife Jaelyn, Centralia, MO, Courtney Hanson and her husband Ryne, Richards, MO, Meagan Nehr and her husband Adam, Sheldon, MO; 11 great-grandchildren, John Verman, Matthew Murphy, Taylor Stratford, J.R. Stratford, Jenna Linn, Jolie Linn, Madison Hanson, James Nehr, Sophia Nehr, Aubrey Nehr, Lynlee Nehr; numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, October 8, 2018 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Pastor Kevin Moyers officiating. Interment with Military Honors will follow in Newton Burial Park. A Masonic Service will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at Ferry Funeral Home with Visitation following from 5:30-7:00 p.m.

Memorials may be made in his memory to Vernon County Youth Fair or McGinnis Youth Center in c/o Ferry Funeral Home.






Funeral Services:
At Ferry Funeral Home Nevada, MO
At 10:00 a.m., Oct 8, 2018

Newton Burial Park Nevada, MO

Ferry Funeral Home 301 South Washington Nevada, MO.

Call 1-417-667-3322 for more information


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