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Earl Frank Rogers


Earl Frank Rogers, 62, of Virden, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2024 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, after a lengthy illness

Frank was born on Dec. 6, 1961 in Lincoln, the son of Kenneth and Patricia Shankel Franz.

He married Tracey Bettis on March 9, 2019 at Cross Church in Carlinville.

Frank spent most of his career driving a semi over the road. To him it was a way of life, not just a job. He loved every aspect of it.
He loved dirt track racing, building race cars in his spare time, watching Nascar with Pop and watching YouTube videos.

Frank is survived by his wife Tracey Rogers of Virden; daughters, Jessie (Jefferson) Davis of Carlinville, Jennifer (Derek) Longmeyer of Greenfield, Makenzie (Austin) Metsker of Taylorville; grandsons, Ayden, Greyson, Hudson, Conor, Brandt; granddaughter,  Payson; brothers, Robert Franz of Virden, Steven (Sarah) Rogers of Morrisonville; sister, Kimberly (Don) Dugan of Carlinville; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother James “Jim” Rogers and father-in-law Bill Bettis

Visitation will be held Thursday, Jan. 18, 2024 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Carlinville.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 19, 2024 at Davis-Anderson Funeral Home Carlinville with Rev. Tim Rhodus officiating.

Burial will be in Girard Cemetery

Memorials are suggested to the family.

Visit to leave condolences or light a candle in his memory.

Davis-Anderson Funeral Home Carlinville is in charge of arrangements.