Johnny “John” Ray Rogers, age 74, of Dalton, Ga., passed away Thursday, March 18, 2021. He was born March 4, 1947.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Gean Rogers; parents, Boyd and Edith Locke Rogers; brothers, Boyd “Jim” Rogers, James Roy Rogers, George B Rogers.
He is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, David and Linda Ellsworth, of Dalton, Ga.; Tommy and Melissa Sampson, of Crandall, Ga.; daughters and sons-in-law, Ivy and Ray Saylor, of Chatsworth, Ga.; Shomalee and Dale Stratton, of Dalton, Ga.; Caral Short, of Rossville, Ga.; Kathy Rogers, of Dalton, Ga.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Quinton and Linda Rogers, of Dalton, Ga.; Raymond Rogers, of Dalton, Ga.; Doug Rogers, of Dalton, Ga.; Alford “Buck” and Louise Rogers, of Lily, Ga.; sisters, Lavada Helton, of Unadilla, Ga.; Shirley Fouts, of Chatsworth, Ga.; Josie Fauscette, of Resaca, Ga.; several grandchildren; great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and many friends.
A graveside service to celebrate the life of Johnny “John” Ray Rogers was held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 21, 2021, at the Fauscette Family Cemetery with Bro. Gray McPhearson Officiating. Fauscette Family Cemetery, 703 Blankenship Rd., Resaca, Ga.
The family received friends for visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 20, 2021, at Dalton Funeral Home.
Arrangements have been entrusted to independently owned and operated Dalton Funeral Home, 620 S. Glenwood Ave., Dalton, Ga. 30721; 706-529-5371.