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“Our deepest sympathy and prayers go to you - we feel your pain and know that only God and time can get you through this. ”
1 of 100+ | Posted by: Carlton & Tudy Dorey

“Rupert and Barbara, You are in our prayers. Paul and Rose Marie ”
2 of 100+ | Posted by: Paul and Rose Marie Perfect

“To the entire Rogers family I want to express my deepest sympathy. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. ”
3 of 100+ | Posted by: Tony Johnson - Chicago, IL

“On behalf of the Conway Cats Baseball Club, we want to send our condolences to the Rogers family and those associated with the LA Hawgs baseball team...Read More »
4 of 100+ | Posted by: Conway Cats Baseball

“sorry about your lost from the miner family and fordyce concrete ”
5 of 100+ | Posted by: robert miner - fordyce ar

“My deepest sympathies and condolences to the Rogers family. Ronnie was a wonderful person and you could always count on him to be smiling. May God...Read More »
6 of 100+ | Posted by: Melissa Parker - Fordyce, AR

“We knew Ronnie from going to school with him at Watson Chapel. He was a great guy and will be greatly missed. His family will be in our prayers. ”
7 of 100+ | Posted by: Ronnie & Carol Davis Ivy

“I was saddened to hear about Ronny. Fordyce will miss such a dedicated youth volunteer. My prayers and thoughts are with you in the loss of your...Read More »
8 of 100+ | Posted by: Jane Coats - Fordyce, Ar

“Thinking of the family in your loss of Ronny and praying God will send you Peace and Comfort in this difficult time. We extend deep and heartfelt...Read More »
9 of 100+ | Posted by: Clayton&Jean Cochran

“Ross, I am so sorry to hear about your dad. I liked having him as a coach. He was a very nice man. I am praying for you. ”
10 of 100+ | Posted by: John Peyton Owens - Fordyce, Ar

“Mr Rupert & Ms Barbara, There are no words that can help at a tragic time such as this. I am so sorry for your great loss. I am holding you up to...Read More »
11 of 100+ | Posted by: Carolyn Foster - Bearden, AR

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this untimely loss. It has always been such a joy working with Ronny over the years. He...Read More »
12 of 100+ | Posted by: Graves & Associates

“Tommy and I are Praying.Mr. Rupert,each time I look across the road,or walk down the trail and thru the woods of my childhood home,I've always said a...Read More »
13 of 100+ | Posted by: Jean Tidwell

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God be with you in your time of need. WYNN,JOANNA,GAGE & JAY RUSSELL ”
14 of 100+ | Posted by: WIN AIR REPAIR - FORDYCE

“To Ronny's Family; I cannot begin to imagine the emptiness you are feeling without Ronny there. He was such an important part of many people's lives...Read More »
15 of 100+ | Posted by: Mandy Noles - Carthage, AR

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God comfort you in the warmth of his loving arms. ”
16 of 100+ | Posted by: Tim & Teresa Watson & Samuel

“Our prayers are offered up at this time. May God surround you with his love and comfort at this time. The Dorsey family! ”
17 of 100+ | Posted by: Wendy Dorsey - Sheridan, Ar

“Rupert and Barbara and other loved ones of Ronny - Just a note saying that we are praying for you in this time of need. Patsy and I know how it is to...Read More »
18 of 100+ | Posted by: Doogie Darling - Crossett,AR

“Ronny was a wonderful person. He was My Friend and My Buddy. He will be missed often and remembered always... I hope and pray for peace and comfort...Read More »
19 of 100+ | Posted by: CALVIN NUTT - Fordyce

“I know how you are feeling right now. May the Lord give you comfort,is my prayer. ”
20 of 100+ | Posted by: Penny @ The Mad Butcher

“Barbara and Rupert, We are so very sorry to hear of your loss. Cathi and Carley Davis ”
21 of 100+ | Posted by: Cathi & Carley Davis

“Dear Barbara Ann and Rupert and family....I am so sorry to hear of your loss.....my thoughts and prayers are with you... Love, Millie ”
22 of 100+ | Posted by: Millie Morgan Coulter

“I am so sorry to hear about the tragic loss of Ronny, we graduated together from Watson Chapel, he was a wonderful, kind, & funny guy and will be...Read More »
23 of 100+ | Posted by: Sherry Moring Munson Jonesboro,AR

“Our prayers are with you during this difficult time. ”
24 of 100+ | Posted by: Shanna Lamb - Fordyce

“Barbara I am so very sorry for your lost your family are in my prayers. ”
25 of 100+ | Posted by: Linda Naylor Beckham

“So sorry to hear about this tragedy. I am a friend of Rupert from my days at Pine Bluff and Texarkana from 1986 - 1994. Dwight Moss ”
26 of 100+ | Posted by: Dwight Moss - Tremonton, Utah

“may GOD wrap his arms around you as you grieve the death of ronnie. i am so sorry, only GOD knows why and he loves all of you so much ”
27 of 100+ | Posted by: judy pierce - fordyce

“Candie, I am so very sorry. May God comfort you and your family and bring you peace. ”
28 of 100+ | Posted by: Tracey Falls Pryor

“Candie i am so sorry for the loss of Ronny , i have always felt very fondly of you and him . My prayers are with you and your children . Britt...Read More »
29 of 100+ | Posted by: Britt Milroy - Hot Springs

“. . . there are no words! We are praying for each of you! Dane has fond memories of Ronny coaching his all-star teams over the years and had...Read More »
30 of 100+ | Posted by: Allan & Danette Kemp Fordyce, AR

“Candie & Family, I am so sorry to hear about Ronny! I hope you know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers! ”
31 of 100+ | Posted by: Tracy Bettison Gwin

“Ronny was a hard worker in life, not only with his job, but everything he did and he did all with a big heart and a big smile. He will trully be...Read More »
32 of 100+ | Posted by: Tony and Rhonda Evans

“Rupert and Barbara: There are no words we can find to comfort you at this tragic time. We are just so very sorry about the untimely death of your...Read More »
33 of 100+ | Posted by: Buddy and Terri Mauney

“My prayers goes out to the family and friends. I just wanted to express my condolences and let the family know that God is able to comfort you during...Read More »
34 of 100+ | Posted by: Valerie Compton-Daniels

“Candie, sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. ”
35 of 100+ | Posted by: Kenda Freer - Fordyce, AR

“I am one of Ronny's Fraternity brothers. Ronny was a good friend and brother to me!!I am sorry to hear about his passing. My thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
36 of 100+ | Posted by: Glenn Kernodle

“Mr.Rupert. Mrs.Barbra, Ric, Candie, Ashley, Ross We are so sorry, we all have heavy hearts for your loss, yall are in our prayers an if there is any...Read More »
37 of 100+ | Posted by: Mike Mulloy - Stuttgart Arkansas

“We are sorry to hear about your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you and the kids. Just look to God for your strength. ”
38 of 100+ | Posted by: Chris and Pam Burford Fordyce, Ar

“Candi, Rupert, Barbara and Ashlea and Ross, No words can express the sorrow that we feel in the loss of such a good guy. Chuck commented this...Read More »
39 of 100+ | Posted by: Cindy Kauffman and Chuck Kauffman

“I went to Watson Chapel High School with Ronnie and was in the same grade with him. He was an incredibly sweet guy and it was touching to read his...Read More »
40 of 100+ | Posted by: Dorcas (Pote) VanGilst

“Dear Candi, Ashley & Ross: We just wanted you to know our thoughts and prayers are with you at this terrible time. We are so sorry for your loss....Read More »
41 of 100+ | Posted by: Rachell Sorrells - Bearden

“I attended high school with Ronny and remember most his kindness towards everyone. My thoughts and prayers are with your family...God bless. ”
42 of 100+ | Posted by: Rhonda Marshall Hudson

“Rupert, my heart goes out to you and your family. I am sorry for your loss and hope that you and your entire family can be at peace. ”
43 of 100+ | Posted by: Bruce Dinsmore - Fairhope, AL

“Dear Candie, Ashlea and Ross, We are so sorry for your loss. May God's love comfort you and bring you peace during this difficult time.You are in...Read More »
44 of 100+ | Posted by: Charlene Talley - Fordyce, Ar

“I worked with Ronny for a short time for the Highway; he was a swell guy. We are praying for you & your family. God will see you through. God...Read More »
45 of 100+ | Posted by: Leon & Jo Ann Johnson Fordyce, AR

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. ”
46 of 100+ | Posted by: JOHN&RUTH JONES - TEXARKANA,AR.

“We are so sorry to hear about Ronny, he was such a special man and will surely be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this...Read More »
47 of 100+ | Posted by: Hugh Albert & Karen Nutt

“May God continue to wrap his loving arms around you and bring you peace and comfort in the days ahead, as you reflect upon the memories of Ronnie....Read More »
48 of 100+ | Posted by: Holly Doyle - Camden, AR

“Candie, Ashlea, Ross, Mr. and Mrs. Rogers, and Ric and Angie: These few moments I have been blest to share with you these past days, join in the...Read More »
49 of 100+ | Posted by: Dan Orcutt - Siloam Springs

“Im sorry to hear about ronny. He will be greatly missed and All of u are in my prayers. My grandmother Bonnie Earnest use to sit with his grandmother...Read More »
50 of 100+ | Posted by: Krystal Hodge Harcrow - Camden Ar

“The Maumelle Bulldogs send thoughts and prayers to the Rogers family. Ronny was a class act and a joy to coach against. He represented the LA Hawgs...Read More »
51 of 100+ | Posted by: Jeff Ward - Maumelle, Arkansas

“Our hearts are saddened at the passing of Ronny. We feel like old friends thru playing baseball and being around you good folks. There are no answers...Read More »
52 of 100+ | Posted by: Ted & Reba Huneycutt Arkadelphia

“We are so very sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you. God bless you. Keith and Marsha Dunlap ”
53 of 100+ | Posted by: Keith Dunlap - Atlanta, TX 75551

“So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you all. We thought at lot of Ronny and appreciated all the work and time he put in with the Little...Read More »
54 of 100+ | Posted by: B.J. Palmer

“Our Deepest Sympathy! ”
55 of 100+ | Posted by: Charlie and Mary Green

“Candie, I worked for the state for forty-four years. Ronnie was the nicest person I ever met! My prayers are with you and your family. ”
56 of 100+ | Posted by: Buddy Beard - Stephens, Ar.

“To Ronny's family- I had the privilege of getting to know Ronny over the past four or five years through work and through baseball. We shared many...Read More »
57 of 100+ | Posted by: Cannon Callicott - Prescott, AR

“May God comfort the Rogers family in their time of loss. In the past few years that I got to know Ronny, it was clear that he was a dedicated...Read More »
58 of 100+ | Posted by: Mark Headley

“Rupert, Barbara, Candie and Family, We are so sorry to hear about Ronny. You are all in our prayers. If you need anything, dont hesitate to give us a...Read More »
59 of 100+ | Posted by: Gary Don, Belinda and Cody Stell

“So sorry to learn of the death of Ronnie. We met your family when our grandson, Grant Golden played on the Rebels with Ross. You family will be...Read More »
60 of 100+ | Posted by: Don & Sue Caple

“SORRY to hear about your loss,He will be missed buy so many people, you will be in our prayers, neighbor highway 8 ”
61 of 100+ | Posted by: Danny & Paulette Wilges

“Your are in my thoughts and prayers at this very sad time. Sorry for the loss of Ronny. May God be with. ”
62 of 100+ | Posted by: Dorothy Nolan - Hampton,AR

“Candie and Family, I was shocked to see Ronny's obituary in the paper today. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. You may not remember us but...Read More »
63 of 100+ | Posted by: Lynn and Lisa Cress - Rogers, AR

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you now and in the coming months. God Bless each one of you. Jimmy and Sandi Holt ”
64 of 100+ | Posted by: JIMMY HOLT - Fordyce, AR

“Dear Rogers Family, We are so sorry to hear of your loss. It was a privelege to have known Ronnie and be around him at the ball fields. Our...Read More »
65 of 100+ | Posted by: Johnny, Meredith, John Peyton and Jay Bryant Owens

“Are thoughts and prayers go out to the Rodgers family.I met Ronnie through his Sons baseball team. He and his team was always one of my favorite...Read More »
66 of 100+ | Posted by: Rusty Imhoff - Sherwood

“Your family shall be in our prayers and Ronny will be missed by us both. His willingness to help us as neighbors will always be remembered and...Read More »
67 of 100+ | Posted by: Mark and Trish O'Mary Fordyce, Ar

“We are very sorry to hear about the death of Ronnie. Our thoughts and prayer are with your family ”
68 of 100+ | Posted by: Charles and Ellen Lea

“Candy, Ross, and Ashlea: We want to express our condolences to you and your family. I pray you will find peace and comfort from God's loving spirit...Read More »
69 of 100+ | Posted by: Mark and Itzel Meador

“We are sadden for your lose of your beloved Ronny. Betty and Ronnie Phillips ”
70 of 100+ | Posted by: Betty & Ronnie Phillips

“Rupert, You and your family have my deepest sympathy. Jerry Voss ”
71 of 100+ | Posted by: Jerry Voss - Texarkana

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Ronnie will be well remembered. He was an incredible person loved by many.. Vandy and Mandy Cameron ”
72 of 100+ | Posted by: Vandy and Mandy Cameron

“Ashley I am sorry for the loss of your dad. I am Eric's aunt. I just wanted to tell you to just lean on Jesus and let him comfort you through this...Read More »
73 of 100+ | Posted by: Caroyn Bryant - Sheridan Arkansas

“We are so sorry to hear about Ronny. He was an awesome person, who will be missed forever. During our years of traveling baseball Ronny was always...Read More »
74 of 100+ | Posted by: Jason, Lisa, Max & Garland Ross

“Candie, We only met you and Ronny once at Lanie's birthday party but we could see what a special man Ronny was. Take care and hold on to each other...Read More »
75 of 100+ | Posted by: Josh and Kyla Owen Texarkana, TX

“Candie,Ross, and Ashley we are sorry for your loss. we lift you all up in our prayers. And May God place a blanket of comfort around your family at...Read More »
76 of 100+ | Posted by: BO & VERONICA GRAHAM El Dorado,AR

“I was very saddened to hear about Ronny's passing. He and I are Sig Eps at the University of Arkansas. Although I hadn't seen Ronny in years, I...Read More »
77 of 100+ | Posted by: Jack Otten - Fayetteville, AR

“Our prayers and thoughts are with you during this time. Charles and JoAnn Steelman ”
78 of 100+ | Posted by: Charles & Jo Ann Steelman

“I was a fraternity brother of Ronny's. I am so sorry to hear of his passing. Your family is in my thoughts are prayers. ”
79 of 100+ | Posted by: Todd Rowland - Austin, TX

“Candie, Ashlea, Ross, Mr. Ruben and Ms. Barbara, we are so sorry for your loss. Ronnie was so very kind. He always was there to support his children...Read More »
80 of 100+ | Posted by: Celeste Hall - Fordyce

“I am sorry to hear about the loss of Ronny. I knew him we worked for the Ark.Hwy Dept. and I thought a lot of him. He was the same each time I was...Read More »
81 of 100+ | Posted by: George Montgomery Willisville,Ar.

“We are so sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our prayers. ”
82 of 100+ | Posted by: Betsy Jones Kilgore Van Buren, AR

“Rupert and Barbara, We were saddened to hear about your son Ronny, Our thoughts and Prayers be with you in this time of sorrow. ”
83 of 100+ | Posted by: Craig and Mary Young

“Candie, Ashlea, Ross, Mr. Rupert and Mrs. Barbara...we cannot begin to tell you how sorry we are about Ronny. Please know that our hearts and...Read More »
84 of 100+ | Posted by: Mike and Kena Trammel and family

“I knew Ronny from the Highway Department. My mom, Mary Nell worked in the office with him before she retired. From what I have read, Ronny was a...Read More »
85 of 100+ | Posted by: Traci Campbell - Hobart, Oklahoma

“Mr.Rupert, Ms.Barbara, Candie, Ashlea, and Ross, There are no words to express the sorrow we feel for each of you. Though our season was short, we...Read More »
86 of 100+ | Posted by: Logan Huneycutt (#7) and family

“Im sitting here trying to come up with something to say and cant! I know how you hurt and theres nothing I can say or do to take that pain away! I...Read More »
87 of 100+ | Posted by: Keith Grice

“I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
88 of 100+ | Posted by: Julie McManus Mitchell

“Candie,Ross,& Ashlea, We are heart broken to hear of your loss. We will keep you in our prayers. ”
89 of 100+ | Posted by: April Gill & Family (Kaylee)

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Mr. Ronny was a great all around guy!! He will be greatly missed!! ”
90 of 100+ | Posted by: Kristy Estes Klayton Ballance

“Candi, Ashley and Ross, I just wanted you to know that you are in my thoughts. I know words can never heal your pain. Lean upon the Lord for your...Read More »
91 of 100+ | Posted by: Crystal Doyle Williams

“Candie, I am so sorry to hear about Ronny's passing. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
92 of 100+ | Posted by: Kim Newton Smith - Sherdian, AR

“Candi, Ashley, Ross, Rupert, Barbara and the family are in our constant thoughts and prayers. Ronnie was an amazing person and friend that will be...Read More »
93 of 100+ | Posted by: Renee Outlaw-James/Colby Smothers

“Your family is in our prayers. We are so sorry for your loss. ”
94 of 100+ | Posted by: Walton & Angel Pigott - Sparkman

“Words cannot express how I felt this morning when I learned of Ronny's death. I pray that you will have the strength to get through the next few...Read More »
95 of 100+ | Posted by: Phylise Hixson-Wilson

“Candy, Ashlea and Ross I am so sorry for you guys and we will have you in our prayers daily. Please let us know if there is anything we can do....Read More »
96 of 100+ | Posted by: Jeremy Givens - Sparkman Ar

“Candie, Rupert, Barbara, and Ric - I am so deeply saddened. Ronny was a true and loyal friend to me. Stacy and I are praying for each of you and...Read More »
97 of 100+ | Posted by: Craig and Stacy Pierce

“Rupert, Barbra, Ric, Candie, Ashlea and Ross, It is with an extremely heavy heart that we attempt to express the inexpressible: Rupert, you and...Read More »
98 of 100+ | Posted by: Joe Behr - Mobile, AL

“Rupert,Barbara,Candie,Ross and Ashlea; We were so saddened to hear about Ronny this morning. He was such a great guy - and we always enjoyed being...Read More »
99 of 100+ | Posted by: Mike and Linda Hickerson

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Rogers family. ”
100 of 100+ | Posted by: Larry and Ryan Hornaday


Ronny Alan Rogers, 41, of Fordyce, AR died Wednesday February 24, 2010. Ronny was born in Mobile, AL on June 5, 1968.

Ronny was a Civil Engineer for the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department. He graduated from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, was a member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, & was a founding member of the University of Arkansas Ski Team. He was also a member of the American Society of Civil Engineering, President of the Kauffman-Vetter Cemetery Association, & served on the board of the Dallas County Farm Bureau. Ronny's true passion was his family & community. Ronny followed his daughter, & son through many states while they played travel Softball, & Baseball. He served as a volunteer board member, & coach for the Fordyce Little League program from 2003 until his passing. He spent countless hours at the Fordyce Little League field, helping with the upkeep of the fields, & was instrumental in building a state of the art batting cage, & securing the funding for a new scoreboard at the baseball field.

He is survived by his loving wife of 18 years, Candie Rogers; his parents Rupert & Barbara Rogers of Fordyce, AR; a son, Ross Rogers of Fordyce, AR; a daughter, Ashlea Rogers of Fordyce, AR; a brother, Ric Rogers & his wife Angie of Killen, AL; a niece, Kendyl Rogers of Killen, AL; & a nephew, Blake Rogers of Killen, AL.

Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Saturday February 27, 2010 at the First Assembly of God Church in Fordyce. Burial will be in Stoney Point Cemetery, with the Rev. B.L. Blann, Rev. Stacy Reed, & Rev. Rusty Blann officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 pm Friday evening at the funeral home in Fordyce. In lieu of flowers the family request memorials be made to the Fordyce Little League, P.O. Box 792, Fordyce, AR 71742. Arrangements are by Benton Funeral Home of Fordyce. To sign the online register visit www.bentonfuneralhome.com

Funeral Home
Benton Funeral Home
501 West 4th Street Fordyce, AR 71742
Tel. (870) 352-3131

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