ANDOVER — Eugene S. Rogers, age 89, of Andover, Ohio, passed away Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at Ashtabula County Medical Center in Ashtabula, Ohio.
He was born Oct. 20, 1924, in Lewisburg, W.Va., a son of Samuel O. and Lula E. (Hanger) Rogers. Formerly of Wayne Township, Ohio, Mr. Rogers was a long time Andover resident. He married Dana R. (Sloan) on August 4, 1956, in Winchester, Va.
Always a hard worker with a big heart, Mr. Rogers was employed by and retired from the State of Ohio Department of Transportation. He enjoyed watching sports and gardening. Eugene and Dana both shared a strong love for family and life itself. They will always be remembered in the town of Andover.
He is survived by his two daughters, Stephanie Taylor of Atlantic, Pa. and Tamara (Ken Carr) Corson of Williamsfield, Ohio; three grandchildren, Ryan Corson, Taylor Corson, and Shanelle (Darrel) Williams; three great-grandchildren, Ashton Corson, Johnathan Williams, and Brooke Williams; and two brothers.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 57 years, Dana R. Rogers on Nov. 23, 2013; four brothers; and one sister.
Mr. Rogers will be cremated and a memorial service will be announced at a later date.
BAUMGARDNER FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICE, 134 Prospect St., Andover, Ohio handled arrangements with an online guestbook available at www.baumgardnerfuneralhomes.com and starbeacon.com.