Emil Rogers Sr., 72, of Groesbeck, passed away Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015, at his home.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, at Groesbeck Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, in the Groesbeck Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Cobb Cemetery.
Emil was born Sept. 13, 1943 in Buckholts, to Maria and Pete Rogers. The family moved to Mexia when he was 14, and he lived there many years, then lived the rest of his life in Groesbeck. He worked for U.S. Silica for 43 years. He made many friends in his lifetime and was well loved by family and friends.
Emil was preceded in death by his parents; his sisters, Betty Ellis, Lupita Rogers, Matilda Ybarra, Ruperta Reyes, Hilaria O’Geda, Martha Balboa, Candelaria Medina and Amada Ybarra; and one brother, Conrado Rodriguez.