John Paul Rogers Jr. - Mobile Memorial Gardens Cemetery
January 23, 2019
Apr. 15, 1962-Jan. 21, 2019
John Paul Rogers, Jr., age 56, passed away peacefully at his home January 21, 2019 surrounded by his family. Paul was born on April 15, 1962 to Johnnie and June Rogers. He was a member of St. Margaret’s Catholic Church in Bayou LaBatre, AL; attended St. Margaret’s School and graduated from Alba High School in 1980. Paul dearly loved being on the water and working his shrimp boat “Southern Heritage”. During the 1990’s he worked his boat and supplied the seafood for his family restaurant, JP’s Southern Heritage, in Theodore, AL. In later years he worked and traveled as a boilermaker through Local 112 where he made friends with some wonderful people. Once you met Paul, you never forgot him. Paul was preceded in death by his sister, Susan Rogers Clark; his grandparents, Alvin and Adrit LaForce; his Uncle Rick and Aunt Nelda LaForce. His survivors include his parents, Johnnie and June Rogers; sister, Vicki (Chris) Johnson; his two daughters, Amber (Justin) Joyner and Morgan Rogers; his three grandchildren, Lauren and Landon Joyner and Joel Lindsey; his loving nieces, and nephews, Kristy Wheeler, Todd (Courtney) Clark, Brandon (Lindsey) Johnson, Melissa (Charles) Desselle, Ashton Johnson; great-nieces and great-nephews, Baylee and Bryson Wheeler, Ainsley Clark, Tucker Desselle, Blakeley and Saylor Johnson; his loving Aunt Cheryl Stokes; longtime friends, Sandy Titus, John Barker, Joe Johns, Mr. Buddy, Tracy and Ryan Hicks and Starr Watson; other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held Monday, January 28, 2019 at 12:00 Noon from the Chapel of Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday morning from 10:00 AM until service time. Interment will be in Mobile Memorial Gardens. Serving as pallbearers will be John Barker, Joe Johns, Todd Clark, Brandon Johnson, Scott LaForce and Brian LaForce. Honorary pallbearers will be Ryan Hicks and Kenny Stokes.
A chapel service will be held at 12pm on Monday, 01/28/2019 from Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, followed by a committal service at the grave site.