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Larry William Rogers

Larry William Rogers, 69, went home to be with the Lord November 10, 2016. Born in Gainesville, Florida at Alachua General Hospital to Grace Crider and William E. Rogers on August 24, 1947 he spent his youth there attending school in Gainesville and Micanopy. After attending Gainesville High School Larry joined the Army Reserves before attending Santa Fe Junior College.
Larry spent 12 years living and working in Alaska where his love of hunting and fishing was magnified by the magnificent wilderness and abundance of wildlife. Hunting was something his grandfather Crider taught him and in Alaska it meant survival. Larry continued his trekking across the country as a long haul truck driver and enjoyed seeing the United and States and Canada until an injury cut his career short. Larry has most recently resided in Rochelle, Florida next door to his older brother Jack. Preceding Larry in death where his grandfather Godfrey L. and grandmother Beatrice E. Crider and beloved mother Grace C. Rogers Thomas. Larry is survived by his two brothers Jack and Danny R. (Mary Pat) Rogers and sister Terre (Bob) Wester, his step parents Don and Alice Thomas, eleven cousins, nine nephews and nieces and twelve great nephews and nieces. The family will receive friends on Thursday December 1, 2016 between 11:00 am and 1:00 pm at the funeral home.

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In consideration of COVID-19, as well as the families we are serving, we would like for those of you whose immune systems are compromised please stay home and send the family a condolence card. We may also be forced to postpone services if this continues or worsens. Our profession as funeral directors is not only focused on serving families, but also protecting the families and the community at-large. Thank you and please take care!

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