Robert T. Rogers

Robert T. “Pooch” Rogers, 88 of Marietta passed away September 17, 2018 at his residence.

He was born in Pleasants County the son of the late Samuel Robert and Mary Alice Newland Rogers.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and had worked as a Chemist for American Cyanamid. He also owned and operated Rogers Excavating. He enjoyed working and excavating, fishing, bowling, skiing, softball and traveling.

He is survived by his wife, Blanche E. Layman Rogers of Marietta and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceeded in death by his sister, Wilda Livingston and his brothers, Donald, George and Eugene Rogers.

Funeral services will be Thursday at 11:00am at the Leavitt Funeral Home in Parkersburg with Reverend John Frum officiating. Entombment will be in the Sunset Memory Gardens Mausoleum. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6-8pm.

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