The Edmond Sun

March 1, 2013

Robert O. Rogers


The Edmond Sun

EDMOND —     Robert Ormond Rogers, 83, of Oklahoma City, Okla. died peacefully in his sleep Sunday, February 24, 2013 in the Alterra Sterling House Assisted Living Center on Hefner. He was born January 14, 1930 in Birmingham Ala., to Lewis and Marjorie Rogers.

    Robert (Bob) attended Gulfport, Mississippi High School, then graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in petroleum engineering.  He worked for Sun Oil, Vickers Petroleum, was VP of Federal Petroleum, and was owner/operator of Romsco Engineering Inc. before retiring.  He loved football season, watching the History Chanel and Jeopardy, getting together with family and traveling. He served two years in the Navy Reserve, and four years as an MP in the U.S. Army until 1955 when he was honorably discharged. During his military years he was able to travel all over Europe, which were fond memories of his life.

    Bob is preceded in death by his son Steven J. Rogers, ex-wife Martha Ely and only brother, Lewis W. Rogers, Jr.

    Bob is survived by his children Kenneth J. Rogers, Robert L. Rogers, Lisa G. Rogers Foley, and ex-wife Joan Rogers, and his grandchildren, Katelinn J. Foley and Meagan Rogers.

    No funeral service was held; the family gathered at the home of Lisa Rogers Foley to honor his life.  Arrangements by Matthews Funeral Home, Edmond.