Winston Rogers

Obituary of Winston Rogers

Services for J. Winston Rogers, 85, were held at 12 pm on Wednesday, September 8th, 2021. He died peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, September 2nd. Winston was a native of Frankfort, Ky., born on April 24, 1936 to the late Catherine and Carlton Perry Rogers. He was also preceded in death by his sister, “Kay” Rogers Romele, and brother John Graham Rogers II. Survivors include his loving companion of 36 years, Georgia Eden Lutcavish; sons David (Elaine), Mark, Scott, and Todd, and their Mother Anne Griffith Rogers; grandchildren Ben Rogers (Lesley), Amanda Strunk (Bubba), Winston Rogers, and Lilly Rogers; and great-grandchildren Miller and Arlo Strunk and his beloved lap dog Fritz. Extended family members include Christy Brock, Amber Badgett and Jackson Landrum. Winston was an extraordinary high school athlete excelling in football, basketball, golf, tennis and swimming. He was an avid UK and UL sports fan. Winston attended Vanderbilt University as a pre-med student and graduated from the University of Kentucky. His expertise in providing technical and medical knowledge launched a successful business in Ultrasound sales and services, spanning a career lasting from the late 1960s until his retirement in the early 2000s. He established his own company, “Rogers Ultrasound Imaging” in the early '80s. Winston was a pioneer on the cutting edge of diagnostic technology. The family would like to thank the staff of Bluegrass Care Navigators (Hospice) for the excellent care they provided Winston and his family during his final days. Arrangements were under the direction of Rogers Funeral Home with Father Charles Howell officiating at his service. Winston was proud of being a part of his family’s heritage at Rogers Funeral Home, the longest continuously family-owned and operated funeral business in the United States, established in 1802. Family members continue to serve the community. Memorial contributions are suggested to Bluegrass Care Navigators (Hospice), 643 Teton Tail, Frankfort, KY or the Franklin County Humane Society.
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Tuesday
7
September

Visitation

5:00 pm - 8:00 am
Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Rogers Funeral Home
507 West 2nd Street
Frankfort, Kentucky, United States
Wednesday
8
September

Visitation

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Rogers Funeral Home
507 West 2nd Street
Frankfort, Kentucky, United States
Wednesday
8
September

Funeral Service

12:00 pm
Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Rogers Funeral Home
507 West 2nd Street
Frankfort, Kentucky, United States
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