Roger Carroll Kitchens

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“Roger and I played Angels guarding the gate of Heaven in the Heaven's Gates and Hells Flames drama at Bedico Baptist Church in 2006. Such a nice man...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Shayne Johnson - Robert, LA

“What a lovely celebration of Roger and his life at this mornings service. Scouting and Entergy will not be the same without you my friend. Enjoy...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Tammy Durst - Friend

“So sorry for the loss of Roger!! Worked with Roger at ETR and got to know him quite well!! He was a good man willing to help in any way he could! ...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Newton Spitzfaden - Geismar, LA

“Had some great times at Southeastern Baptist College playing basketball together! Praying for the family! ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Sam Oglesby - Hattiesburg, MS

“So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you. ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Gordon Anderson - Hammond

“Roger's welcome into his Lord's arms welcome good and faithful servantHis witness of what God has done in his life to so many will be ongoing through...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Bill & Nancy Robbins - Covington, LA

“My brother: I still cannot believe I am writing this. You were part of the group who helped rescue me from the dark kingdom. It has been my pleasure...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Kenneth Garrett - Covington, LA

“I am so sorry to hear of Roger's passing. I've only known Roger for a couple of years. We met when he became part of our logistics team for storm...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Kimberly Holmes - Baton Rouge, LA

“Roger's passing has left me so sad. I'll miss his sweet smile and kind words, I'll miss watching him play tennis with such grace and I'll miss being...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Jennifer Sillars - Mandeville, LA

“I'm so sorry to hear of Roger's passing. His kindness and good humor was infectious around the office and he will be missed.Peace, healing, love and...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Patrick Houston - New Orleans, LA

“We are so sorry for the loss of Roger. He was a great guy that we were just really getting to know. He will be missed especially on the tennis...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Nathan & Martine Naquin - LA

“Bridgette, I am so sorry for your loss. He was such a kind person and I am going to miss his smiling face on the tennis courts. ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Marguerite Hogan - Hammond, LA

“I had the joy of working with Roger! He was a GREAT role model for being a professional AND a gentleman. He inspired me to be the best I could be. ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Rick Ferguson - Braselton, GA

“Bridgette, I am so sorry for your loss. Roger was about as good of a coworker that I could ask for. Always helpful, never cross and very respectful...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Brian Gary - New Orleans, LA

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Roger Carroll Kitchens passed away on Tuesday, February 16, 2021, at the age of 58. He was born on Thursday, December 20, 1962, in Laurel, Mississippi, to the late Dorothy Knight and the late Willie Kitchens. He was a resident of Ponchatoula, Louisiana.

Roger spent 21 years serving his country as an officer in the Army National Guard. He also worked for more than 25 years at Entergy, where he touched many lives, and made many friends. Roger was a leader in his Celebrate Recovery group at his church, where he did his best to help others overcome obstacles in their lives and helped them to center their lives on God. He helped a lot of people learn how to help themselves. Roger will be missed by much more than just his family.

Roger is survived by his wife, Bridgette Kitchens; his children, Taylor Kitchens, Taylor Haydel (Austin), Madi Watson, Nathan Watson, and Halie Watson; his grandchildren, Colston Haydel and Shepard Haydel; his brothers, Ronnie Kitchens (Teresa), Larry Kitchens (Sara), and Timmy Kitchens; and numerous brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, and other family members.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Dorothy and Willie Kitchens; his brother, Tommy Kitchens; and his sister, Shirley Kitchens.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation for Roger on Saturday, February 27, 2021, at First Baptist Church Covington, 16333 LA-1085, Covington, Louisiana 70433, beginning at 9:00 AM until the memorial service begins at 10:00 AM. A barbecue will be held following the memorial service. Anyone who wants to join is invited.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the First Baptist Church Celebrate Recovery Ministry Roger Kitchens Memorial Fund. If you would like to do so, please contact the church at (985)892-2149. Donations can also be mailed to the church at 16333 LA-1085, Covington, Louisiana 70433.

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