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FORREST J. RODGERS
January 2, 1925 ~ November 2, 2022 (age 97) 97 Years Old
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Forrest James Rogers was born in Pittsburgh Texas on April 2, 1925, to Alma McNary and Forrest James Rogers Senior. He was their only child. Forrest graduated from Frederick Douglass High School in Pittsburgh Texas. In 1946 during the World War II area. Forrest joined the United States Army where he served as a unit supply clerk. After his discharge from the Army. He moved to Kansas City, Kansas. where he worked as a cook and later a medical Croman. He was never married and had no children.
In 1950, Forrest moved to the Dallas-Fort Worth area and resided with his aunt Annie Kate Young and Cousin Pauline Dixon. After the passing of his aunt Annie Young, he remained with his cousin Pauline until she passed away in 2012. After the passing of his cousin Pauline, Forrest relocated to San Antonio Texas under the guardianship of his godson Reginald and wife Hattie Williams.
Once in San Antonio he joined Resurrection Baptist Church where he enjoyed serving as the oldest member of the famed Resurrection Baptist male course.
Forrest was preceded in death by his parents. His beloved aunt Annie Kate Young and cousins, Fuller Mae Burns, Pauline Dixon, and Latona Royal. As well as his dear friend Mercedes Casey.
He leaves to cherish his memory; Cousin Lavern Williams who reside in Fort Worth Texas, and godson Reginald Williams and (wife Hattie Williams), and a host of family and friends.