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Jasper Latney Rogers

Posted on June 29, 2021

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Zebulon — Jasper Latney Rogers Sr. age, 78, of Zebulon, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 21, 2021. He was born in Riverdale, Maryland, Prince George County on March 22, 1943 to Clellie Mae Pulley and Royal Pittman Rogers Sr. He attended the Oak Ridge Military Academy, Guilford College and NC State College. Mr. Rogers was described as an entrepreneur in his own right. He worked as an Independent long haul truck driver with his truck "Ole Yeller", spent time as a Race car driver and a cattle rancher for most of his adult life. He was also highly admired on the rodeo circuit in the calf roping and barrel racing events riding his horse Lonesome Red Man. Jasper attended Rolesville Baptist church growing up living on Rogers Road named after his family in Rolesville, NC. In his younger years in school, he enjoyed playing baseball. As an adult he was one of the original members of the Wake Forest Country Club enjoying playing golf.He was an avid fisherman in his free time. His children recall his love for trick water skiing also. Mr. Rogers was a member of the Teamsters Union, American Turf Grass Association, various Rodeo organizations. A man of many talents. Jasper is survived by his children and spouses Jasper Latney (Mellissa Carte) Rogers Jr., Clellie Rogers Allen, and Anna Spencer (Max) Rogers. Brothers Raymond Ludwig Rogers and Royal Pittman Rogers Jr. Grandchildren: Jasper David Rogers, Bradley Marshal Rogers, David Fitzgerald Allen, Johnathan Rogers Allen, Benjamin Todd Allen, Catlyn Rose Allen, Caroline Lily Allen, EJ Rogers, Logan Matthew Rogers, Samuel Bodhi Rogers; 1 great grand-daughter Allison Marie Allen; Previous spouses Polly Hart Brank and Rebecca (Becky) Ogburn Rogers. He was preceded in death by his son, Clinton Howard Rogers and great granddaughter Morgan Lynne Allen.

A service of Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center. (919-556-5811)

www.brightfunerals.com

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