John Paul Rogers

February 12, 1964 ~ November 14, 2021 (age 57)


John Paul Rogers, 57, of Dog Run, WV, went home to be with the Lord on November 14, 2021.

He truly loved the Lord and was never hesitant to tell you about Jesus or invite someone to church. He wanted to see everyone saved and serving the Lord. He was a longtime member and deacon at New Antioch Baptist Church.

He worked at Clay Foodland for 34 years, where he never knew a stranger. He started working at Clay Board of Education as a bus driver in 2003 and later transitioned into the bus garage as a mechanic.

He is preceded in death by his dad, Bobby Rogers and father-in-law, Bubby Runion, and many other relatives he loved dearly.

He is survived by the love of his life, his soulmate: Carolyn, his pride and joys: John Boy (Samantha) Rogers and Jessica (Shawn) Huffman, his biggest blessings, his grandchildren: Bobby, Brandon, Skylar, Bentlee, Jaylee, and Baylee. He is also survived by his Mother: Brenda Kyle, Sisters: Timberly (Corky) Hamrick, Tammy (Robin Sizemore), Brother: William (Julie) Rogers, Mother-in-Law, Louise Runion, many brother and sister in laws, uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, and cousins.

He was a wonderful Husband, Dad, Papaw, Son, Son-in-Law, Brother, Brother-in-

Law, Uncle, Friend, Co-worker, and person in general. He always knew how to put a smile on everyone’s face. He loved with his whole heart and will be missed tremendously.

Visitation on November 18, 2021  at  Wilson Smith Funeral Home from 6 to 8 that evening, Funeral Service for John Paul will be held on November 19, 2021 at 11:00 am at Wilson Smith Funeral Home, Clay, Wv, burial will follow at the Asbury-Rogers Cemetery Dogrun, WV.

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November 18, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Wilson Smith Funeral Home
154 Main Street
Clay, WV 25043

Funeral Service
November 19, 2021

11:00 AM
Wilson Smith Funeral Home
154 Main Street
Clay, WV 25043

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