T. L. (Boy) Rogers, age 98 of Gatesville, passed away on Tuesday, March 26, 2019.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, March 29, 2019 at Ater Cemetery.
Mr. Rogers was born on March 25, 1921 in the Ater community of Coryell County. He grew up and went to school in the Ater community. He served in the U.S. Navy in WWII as an officer and was a torpedo pilot, in the Pacific Theatre. He married Colleen Wilson on September 2, 1944 in Gatesville. He retired as an x-ray technician from Rocketdyne in McGregor and General Dynamics in Waco.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Colleen in 2012; daughter, Carol Ann Scott in 2007; brother, J. C. Rogers; and a sister, Louise Watts.
He is survived by a son, Don Rogers and wife, Sharon; son-in-law, Jim Scott; grandchildren, Valorie Rogers, Garrett Rogers and wife, Annie, Owen Rogers, Kent Scott and wife, Liane, Jerry Scott and wife, Nicole; great grandchildren, William Scott, Ella Scott, Lucy Scott, Broc Tullis, Tenley Scott, and Connor Rogers.
Memorials may be made to the Ater Cemetery Assn., Margaret York, Treasurer, P.O. Box 1187, Gatesville, TX 76528.