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Ralph Alder Rogers

April 29, 1932 — February 9, 2018

Ralph Alder Rogers, 85, of Cleveland, TN, passed away on Friday, February 9, 2018.

He was born on April 29, 1932 in San Antonio, TX to William Claud and Ann Alder Rogers.  Ralph was a former travel agent who loved to travel, and his favorite destination was Williamsburg, VA.  He was a Life Master with the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) and an avid antique collector.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William Claud and Ann Alder Rogers.

Ralph is survived by his devoted long term companion and love of his life, Judith Edmondson Odeh; children, Stephen Ferrell Prince (Dena), Stephanie Elaine Herndon, Kimberly Herndon Legg (Doug), and Heather Rogers Mackel (George); brother Scott Alder Rogers (Janice); nephews William Alder Rogers and Robert Harrison Rogers; multiple grandchildren and great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 16, 2018 at Serenity of Cleveland Funeral Home with the Pastor Stephen F. Prince officiating. 

His family will receive friends from 2:00-3:00 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home prior to the service.

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