Walter Rogers

Hamilton County

Jr.Walter J. Rogers Jr., 85, went to be with the Lord on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, from Memorial North Park Hospital.Walter was a graduate of Marion County High School of 1944; he graduated from Tennessee Technological University in 1948 with a degree in electrical engineering. He was in the United States Navy, where he retired as a Commander. He was employed by TVA for over 40 years as supervisor of electrical purchasing section. Walter was a member of Red Bank Baptist Church for 53 years where he was a member of the Fellowship Sunday School Class. He was a past president of the Red Bank Lions Club and a member of the John Sevier Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution.He was an avid UT football fan and served as an usher for several years. He was also an Atlanta Braves baseball fan.Walter was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Corinne Rogers; parents, Walter and Lillie May Spears Rogers Sr.; son-in-law, James LeeSurvivors include his two daughters, Barbara Lee, of Buford, Ga., and Judith (Lee) Thomas, of Huntsville, Ala.; four grandchildren, Robyn Michelle and Kelli Marie Jones and Logan Jordan and Corey Austin Thomas.The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. on Friday, March 1 , 2013 and at 10 a.m. on Saturday March 2, 2013, until the time of service at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home.The funeral service will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 2, 2013, in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Bert Jones, Dr. Fred Steelman and Bill Harvey officiating.Interment will follow to Hamilton Memorial Gardens with military honors.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Walter Rogerss name to Fellowship Sunday School Class- Missions Fund, Red Bank Baptist Church, 4000 Dayton Blvd., Chattanooga, TN 37415.Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com.Arrangements are entrusted with the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343.

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