Harold Lee Rogers, 66, died at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at the John Cochran Veterans Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.He ws born in Edwardsville on Feb. 12, 1947, and was the son of Lloyd G. & Juanita (Dixon) Rogers.Harold graduated from Litchfield High School, and served his country during the Vietnam War with the U.S. Army, and retired in 2010 from th American Commerical Barge Line after 23 years of service.He married the former Marlena Yelliott on July 4, 1991 at the City Park in Jerseyville, and together they have shared the past 22 years together.Surviving are his wife, Marlena Rogers of Kane; a son, Booker Lee Williams of Florida; a daughter, Kelsey Rogers of Kane; three grandchildren, Corey, Brooke, and Tommy; three brothes, Earl Powell of Hillsboro, Mike Rogers of Litchfield, and Lloyd Rogers of Hillsboro; two sisters, Mary Renfro of Piggott, Ar. and Violet Egelhoff of Litchfield; and his father in law and mother in law, Don & Donna Yelliott of Kane.Per his request cremation will take place.A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Heartland Baptist Chuch, 4500 Humbert Road, Alton, Illinois with the Rev. James Grant officiating.Crawford Funeral Home is in charge of the cremation arrangements.
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