William P. “Bill” Rogers Sr., 80, of Bishopville, Md., passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at home. He was born in Salisbury, Md., son of the late Everett P. Rogers and Elsie (Davis) Rogers.
He retired after 35 years with DuPont in Seaford, Del. He was a member of the Bishopville Volunteer Fire Department for 60 years and a life member of AMSA.
Rogers was preceded in death by his wife, Jackie Rogers, in 2017; a sister, Joann Rogers; a grandson, James Jackson; and great-granddaughters Amelia and Adeline Tellier. He is survived by his children, Patricia R. Jackson and her husband, Jay, of Newark, Del., Susan R. Stant of Bishopville, Md., William P. Rogers Jr. of Bishopville and Andrew O. Rogers of Bishopville; two brothers, Donald Rogers of Berlin, Md., and Jimmy Rogers of Florida; eight grandchildren, Bryan Rogers and his wife, Tina, Beth Tellier and her husband, Jared, Brittani Bunting and her husband, Colby, Christopher Stant, Andrew Rogers, Jeffrey Stant and his wife, Tatjana, Blaire Jackson and Haley Rogers; and four great-grandchildren, Tegan Rogers, Riley Rogers, Emerson Gray and Lincoln Tellier.
A funeral service was to be held March 18, 2019, at Bishop-Hastings Funeral Home in Selbyville, Del., with the Rev. Paul Sherwood officiating. Burial was to follow at Bishopville (Md.) Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Bishopville Vol. Fire Dept.; P.O. Box 350; Bishopville, MD 21813. Condolences may be sent online at www.bishophastingsfh.com.