Aulsie "Al" W. RogersJr.
Jan 7, 2013
Aulsie \"Al\" W. Rogers Jr.
Jan. 7, 2013
Aulsie \"Al\" W. Rogers Jr., 79, of Athens, died on Monday night, Jan. 7, 2013, at his residence.
He was a native of Reagan, Tenn., and was a son of the late Aulsie W. Sr. and Eula Segerson Rogers, and was also preceded in death by a sister, Norma Jean Bailey. He was a member of Mars Hill Presbyterian Church, Meridian Sun Lodge No. 50 F&AM and the Chilhowee Rod and Gun Club. Al was an avid bird hunter and engaged in skeet shooting.
He earned a bachelor of science degree from Tennessee Technological University. He was an electrical engineer with TVA at Watts Bar Nuclear Plant for 20 years, he also was a quality assurance manager at Watts Bar Unit One until his retirement. He also served at Brown\'s Ferry Nuclear Plant. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.
Survivors include a special friend, Sue Monks of Athens; two nieces, Vickie Lynn Blount of Savannah and Wanda Sue Lewis of Marietta, Ga.; three great-nieces; and five great-great-nieces and -nephews.
Funeral services will be 7 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Smith Funeral Home with the Rev. Les Rust officiating.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home prior to the service.
Honorary pallbearers will be Carey Bishop, David Pickens, J.R. Griggs, Jim Parris, Jack Garner, Doug Spangler and Charlie Guinn.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Mars Hill Presbyterian Church, 205 N. Jackson St., Athens, TN 37303.
If you are unable to attend this service or visitation you may sign the guest register at www.smithfuneral&cremationservicesofathens.com
Smith Funeral & Cremation Services of Athens is serving the family of Aulsie \"Al\" W. Rogers Jr.