Charles Buddy Rogers, 79, was born March 12, 1939, to Roy and Marietta (Hoover) Rogers in Oklahoma City. Raised in Jennings, Oklahoma, he attended Jennings Schools, graduating in 1957. Later that year, Charles enlisted in the United States Navy, completing basic training in San Diego, California. On September 21, 1957, he married Carole Sue Chesney in Jennings, Oklahoma. They were then stationed in Long Beach, California. He served aboard the USS Hornet. In 1963, he was honorably discharged.
The couple returned to Oklahoma in 1961, residing in Oklahoma City. From 1961 1968 he worked in the dry goods industry in Oklahoma City. They then moved to Geary in 1968 where Charles worked for Vaughn's Dry Goods. Charles then started his home repair business in 1978. During this time, he also became a landlord with several rental properties. Retiring in 1995, Charles and Carole then moved to El Reno. In 2017, they moved to Blackwell.
Charles is survived by his wife of 61 years; 3 sons; Charles W. Rogers of Scottsdale, AZ,
Mike Rogers and wife, Ranae, of Blackwell, Oklahoma, and Kevin Rogers and wife, Stacy, of Mustang, Oklahoma; ten grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Preceding him in death were his parents and his brother, James.
Services for Charles will be held 10:00am Saturday, October 20, 2018 at Chapman-Black Funeral Home Chapel in Cleveland, Oklahoma. His cremated remains will be interred at Terlton Cemetery following the service.
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