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Roy Gene Rogers

February 23, 1945 — March 19, 2016

Roy Gene Rogers, age 71 of Friendsville, passed away Saturday, March 19, 2016, at Blount Memorial Hospital. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War, was a member of the VFW and retired from McGhee Tyson Airbase as a Helicopter Crew Chief . He played basketball at Friendsville High School and while in the Navy. Preceded in death by his parents, Houston "Huse" and Fannie Mae Maxwell Rogers; brother, Robert H. Rogers; sisters, Helen Baker, Martha Noah, Bea Grubb, and Frankie Kivett. Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Travis and April Rogers; granddaughter that was born on his birthday, Harper Anne Marie Rogers; sisters, Dot Linginfelter and Shirley Tipton; sister and brother-in-law, Barbara "Bobbie" and Glen Palmer; numerous loving niece and nephews, great nieces and great nephews; former wife and loving friend, Diana Rogers; special friends, Darrell Watson, Wayne Crisp, and Sue Swanner. Family and friends will meet 2:00pm Wednesday, March 23, 2016, at Zion's Chapel Cemetery for a graveside service with military honors. The family will receive friends 6:00-8:00pm Tuesday at McCammon-Ammons-Click Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the East Tennessee Children's Hospital, P.O. Box 15010, Knoxville, TN 37910 (

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Service Schedule

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Tuesday, March 22, 2016

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

McCammon Ammons Click Funeral Home

220 West Broadway Avenue, Maryville, TN 37801

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Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Zion Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery

3334 Zion Chapel Road, Louisville, TN 37777

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