Alton H. Rogers

Alton H. Rogers went home to be with his heavenly father on February
28, 2018. He died at Merit Health Wesley.
He was a much - loved husband, father, and “papa” to his family. Al was born in Hattiesburg, MS on November 2, 1947 to Elton and Mildred Rouse Rogers of the Dixie Community.
Al spent his early childhood years in Bayou LaBatre, Alabama, and New Iberia, LA. before returning to Hattiesburg, MS to graduate from Forrest County Agricultural High School in Brooklyn, MS and attended Mississippi State University. He spent much of his working career in sales , working for various retail stores and twenty plus years for Service Tool Company of New Iberia, LA.
He was a member of 38th Avenue Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister-in-law, Valery Bacon Rogers.
He is survived by his wife Linda Williams Rogers of Hattiesburg; a son, Josh Rogers (Crystal) of Purvis, MS; a daughter, Jacqueline Kelley Rogers of Fairhope, AL; a brother, Von Rogers of Houston, TX; two stepdaughters, Nicole Brock Abston (Byron) of Tuscaloosa, AL and Laurie Brock of Lexington, KY: seven grandchildren, Ava Grace Rogers, Hannah and Lilian Rogers, Abigail, Emma, Bo, and Brock Abston.
Services will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home chapel with visitation beginning at 12:30 P.M. at Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home.
Interment will follow at Dixie Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to 38th Avenue Baptist Church, 419 N. 38th Avenue, Hattiesburg, MS or to Dixie Baptist Church, 111 Dixie Church Road, Hattiesburg, MS.