Billy J. Rogers, 72, of Hope, died Tuesday, February 12, 2013, in Texarkana, Texas.
Billy J. Rogers, 72, of Hope, died Tuesday, February 12, 2013, in Texarkana, Texas. Mr. Rogers was born June 10, 1940, in Washington, to Thomas and Frances Gibson Rogers. He was retired from Arkla-Gas and also worked for the Hope Police Department and was a security officer for SWAT. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Charles Rogers. He is survived by two sons, Steven Rogers and his wife, Lupe, of Texarkana, and Tony Rogers and his wife, Robin, of Springdale; two grandchildren, Alec Rogers and Rebekah Rogers; and by special friends, Jerry and his wife, Josie, Crider. Graveside services will be conducted Thursday, February 14, at 2:30 p.m. in Oak Grove Cemetery under the direction of Herndon-Pharr Funeral Home.