Park Benjamin Rogers

Published 1:46 pm Wednesday, September 23, 2020

On March 20, 1970, Park Benjamin Rogers was born in Vicksburg, and after struggling long enough he went to Heaven on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020.

He was preceded in death by his father, Dan Rogers of Crystal Springs; his maternal grandparents, Dell Ross Pyron and Willie Fletcher Pyron of Indianola; and his paternal grandparents, Clennie Wiggins Rogers and Waverly Conrad Rogers of Crystal Springs.

He attended Warren Central High School. He loved traveling with his mother and visiting with his extended family and many friends. He was a member of Crawford Street United Methodist Church.

Email newsletter signup

Sign up for The Vicksburg Post's free newsletters

Check which newsletters you would like to receive
  • Vicksburg News: Sent daily at 5 am
  • Vicksburg Sports: Sent daily at 10 am
  • Vicksburg Living: Sent on 15th of each month

He leaves to cherish his memory his mother, Dell Pyron Rogers; his sisters, Elizabeth Rogers Whittington (Doug) of Vicksburg, and Stacie Sudderth (Ken) of Pennsylvania; his brother, Jordan Rogers of Mobile, Ala; his most precious nephew, Wil Whittington; and special great aunt, Hazel Watson Penn of Carrolton.

His honorary pallbearers are Chip Bryant, Fred Butler, Chris Fink, Jimmy Jones, Harvey Hester, Johnny Lynn, Keith Rankin and Steve Roland.

The family wishes to thank the excellent staff of Shady Lawn Nursing Home and the University of Mississippi Medical Center for their care of Park for over 40 years.

There will be a celebration of life at a later date with the burial in Indianola Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Crawford Street United Methodist Church, National Neurofibromatosis Foundation, or charity of your choice.

Fisher-Riles Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.