Doyle Kent Rogers, 75, of Frankfort, Ind. died January 26, 2020 at I.U. Health Arnett, Lafayette, Ind. He was born November 24, 1944 in Eldorado, Ohio to Robert Lee & Lenora (Deaton) Rogers. He married S. Susanne Flora on May 4 1968 and she preceded him in death on May 28, 1979. He then married Barbara Carol Wagoner and they later divorced.
Doyle was a 1963 graduate of Monroe High School in Preble County, Ohio and graduated from Sinclair College with a degree in dietary management. He lived up in Ohio until 1995 when he moved to Indiana. Doyle was owner of Doyle’s Catering Service, designed wedding cakes, worked in nursing homes, became a dietary manager and worked in Miami Valley Hospital. He had also worked at Emma’s Pizzeria from 1995-1998. He was an active member of the First Evangelical Presbyterian Church, where he was a deacon, Stephen Minister, enjoyed singing in the choir, participated in the Emmeus Walk at least 20 times, was on the Christles Board, worked in the jail through Emmeus prison ministry and worked on “The Great Banquet”. Doyle was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels, served several years on the Clinton County Election Board and collected eagles.
Visitation and Services
Visitation will be 9 a.m.-12 Noon, Thursday, January 30, 2020 at the First Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 352 W. Clinton St., Frankfort. Funeral celebration will begin at 12 Noon at the church. Kelly Kurth will officiate. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Friday, January 31, 2020 at Stillwater Cemetery, 5401 Salem Bend Road, Trotwood, OH. Memorial donations may be made to the Paul Phillippe Resource Center, 401 W. Walnut St., Frankfort, IN 46041.
Daughter: Kathryn (Scott) Highlander of Frankfort, Son: Kent Merlin Rogers of Rossville, 3 Brothers: Dennis Keith (Sharon) Rogers of Tulsa, OK, Galen Lee (Nancy) Rogers of Seffner, FL, Steven Wayne (Karen) Rogers of Medway, OH, 1 Brother-in-law: Tom Denlinger of West Manchester, OH, 1 Sister-in-law: Barbara Laymen of Dayton, OH, 2 Grandchildren: Adrian Chase Rogers and Erica (husband Nevin) Bridges Creasy, 2 Great Grandchildren: Trenton & Harper, and several Nieces and Nephews also survive.
In addition to his parents and his first wife, he was preceded in death by a grandchild, sister, Judith Denlinger, brothers-in-law, Ray Burns, Robert Stoner and Robert Layman and sisters-in-law, Bonita Burns and Carolyn Stoner.