FRANKLINTON - Bruce William Rogers, 71, died Thursday, July 3, 2008 at his home. Funeral services were Sunday, July 6, at Bright Funeral Home, Wake Forest.

Burial was in Wake Cross Roads Baptist Church cemetery.

Surviving: his wife, Shirley Wheeley Rogers; sons, Tony Wayne Rogers (Karen) of Raleigh, and Mark Bryan Rogers (Ashley) of Raleigh; sisters, Lillian Rogers Cole and Gertrude Rogers Wright; stepdaughters, Lynn Ligon of Southport and Deborah Holleman of Durham; stepson, Richard Durwood Morris of Florida; and two grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5216.