Former Alaska resident Robert "Alan" Rogers died at his home in Texas on Friday, Sept. 26, 2003. He was 47.
A memorial service will be held today at 2 p.m. at the Salvation Army ARP Chapel at 660 E. 48th St. in Anchorage.
Mr. Rogers was born in Houston, Texas, on March 13, 1956, and moved to Alaska in 1964, where he lived in Soldotna and attended Kenai High School. In 1983, he moved to Hawaii, where he lived until returning to Anchorage in 1995. He then worked at the Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center as resident manager.
Mr. Rogers also was working toward a counseling certification and had taken many courses. He was also a skilled carpenter and loved working with wood. He was talented and creative with art and loved the outdoors.
Mr. Rogers was preceded in death by his uncle, Jack Rogers.
He is survived by his parents, Betty and Bill Rogers; daughters, Nancy and Gina; grandchildren, Autumn and Wilson; and many cousins.
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