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Richard "Dickie" Lee Rogers

January 17, 1942 January 29, 2019
Richard "Dickie" Lee Rogers
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Obituary for Richard "Dickie" Lee Rogers

Richard Lee Rogers, age 77 of Breckenridge, passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2019. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, February 1, 2019 at 1st United Methodist Church with Matt Hall officiating. Visitation we are held Thursday, January 31, 2019 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Chapel of Memories at Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home.
Richard Lee Rogers was born January 17, 1942 in Breckenridge, Texas to Ray and Joy Rogers. He married his loving wife, Sandra Blackburn April 8, 1966 in Breckenridge. He had the privilege of being on the Breckenridge 1958 State Football Championship Team. Richard attended Tarleton State University in Stephenville earning a BS Degree in Education. During his college years he played football for Tarleton and was named an MVP recipient. Dick enjoyed many years of coaching high school football in Texas making a large number of lifetime friends. Throughout his life, he was honored to serve in the following clubs/groups; Texas High School Coaches Association for 35 years, ATPE teachers organization, Retired Teachers of Texas. He served on various committees at the 1st United Methodist Church, and was a member of The Oilbelt Senior Golf Association and local golf clubs. Richard is survived by his wife of 52 years, Sandy Rogers, two daughters; Margaret and husband, Keith Neill of Fort Worth, Elizabeth Rogers of Fort Worth, sister, Raylene Darnell of Cedar Town, Georgia and two grandchildren; Grant and Brent Neill. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Cindy Cox and son, Richard Brent Rogers
Memorials may be made to the local Breckenridge Senior Citizen center and West Texas Rehabilitation Center and may be left at the Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home office. Condolences may be made online at www.meltonkitchens.com.


Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

31

Jan

6:00 PM 1/31/2019 6:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/31/2019 7:00:00 PM
Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home

415 W Williams Street
Breckenridge, Texas 76424

Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home
415 W Williams Street Breckenridge 76424 Texas
United States

Service

Friday

1

Feb

11:00 AM 2/1/2019 11:00:00 AM
First United Methodist Church

419 West Walker Street
Breckenridge, Texas 76424

Matt Hall officiating. Private burial ONLY for immediate family.

First United Methodist Church
419 West Walker Street Breckenridge 76424 Texas
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Breckenridge Cemetery Final Resting Place

E. Elliott Street
Breckenridge, tx 76424

E. Elliott Street Breckenridge 76424 tx
United States

Memorial Contribution

Breckenridge Senior Citizens Center

210 N. Smith Ave.
Breckenridge, TX 76424

West Texash Rehabilitation Center

Abilene, Texas
Donations can be left at the funeral home office.
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