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MORRIS VAUGHN ROGERS

November 17, 1937 April 4, 2015
MORRIS VAUGHN ROGERS
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Morris “Vaughn” Rogers, 77, entered eternal life on April 4, 2015 at St. Elizabeth Hospice in Edgewood, KY. Vaughn was born and raised in Boone County and was fittingly a part of Boone County High School’s first graduating class of 1955. He then went on to graduate from the University of Kentucky in 1962 with a B.S. in Accounting. He was an active member of R.O.T.C and Kappa Sigma Fraternity. He continued his lifelong relationships with his fraternity brothers through monthly luncheons in Northern Kentucky, Lexington, and Louisville. Vaughn was very active in the community in his pre-retirement years, and held many positions within several associations. He was an active member of Boone Air and Fort Mitchell Country Clubs, Florence Elks, as well as, serving as President of the Boone Co. Jaycees and Boone Co. Businessmen. He also served on the Board of Directors for the Northern Kentucky UK alumni association and Woodspoint Nursing Home. Vaughn was employed by Grefco, Litton, and was the Finance Director of Boone County until his retirement in 1999. After retiring, he and his wife spent their winter months at their home in Hobe Sound, Florida for 12 years. Vaughn enjoyed tending to his garden and flowers, feeding the local squirrels, and visiting the beautiful beaches. Vaughn loved following sports, specifically, the Cincinnati Reds, Bengals, and University of Kentucky football and basketball teams. The Big Blue Nation lost a tremendous devotee.
Vaughn was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Hilda Rogers of Burlington, KY. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Evalene (Mayes) of Mackville, KY, son, Timothy Rogers of Louisville, KY, daughter, Mitzi Rogers of Walton, KY, three granddaughters, Sydney, Kamryn, and Karsen Rogers. Vaughn also leaves behind his brother, Paul E. Rogers of Astatula, FL and sisters, Charlotte Taylor of Hebron, KY, Mary Sue Rudicill (Bill) of Burlington, KY, and Marty Blazie (Deane) of Street, Maryland and numerous nieces nephews, special friends, and extended family.

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Visitation

Friday

10

Apr

4:00 PM 4/10/2015 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 4/10/2015 7:00:00 PM
Stith Funeral Homes - Florence

7500 U.S. Highway 42
Florence, KY 41042

Stith Funeral Homes - Florence
7500 U.S. Highway 42 Florence 41042 KY
United States

Service

Saturday

11

Apr

11:00 AM 4/11/2015 11:00:00 AM
Belleview Baptist Church

6658 Fifth Street
Belleview, KY 41005

Belleview Baptist Church
6658 Fifth Street Belleview 41005 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Belleview Cemetery Final Resting Place

6658 Fifth Street
Belleview, KY 41005

6658 Fifth Street Belleview 41005 KY
United States

Memorial Contribution

Belleview Baptist Church

6658 Fifth Street
Belleview, KY 41005

N. KY/Greater Cincinnati UK Alumni Club

St. Elizabeth Hospice

483 S. Loop Road
Edgewood, KY 41017
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