It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Jerry Wayne Rogers, a cherished resident of Bristol, Tenn., at the age of 77. Jerry peacefully left us on Monday, August 21, 2023, while under the care of Bristol Regional Medical Center.
Jerry’s life journey began on July 30, 1946, as the beloved son of James Hugh Rogers and Helen Graham Rogers. Growing up in Bristol, he was surrounded by the love of his family, who instilled in him the values of kindness, compassion, and resilience that he carried throughout his life.
A loving son, brother, and friend, Jerry touched the lives of those around him with his warm smile and genuine heart. His presence brought a sense of joy and comfort to everyone who had the privilege of knowing him.
Jerry’s passion for life extended to his many interests and pursuits. He embraced each day with a zest for life, whether spending time with loved ones, pursuing hobbies, or simply appreciating the beauty of the world around him.
His memory will forever remain a source of inspiration to those who knew him. Jerry’s legacy is a reminder to live life to the fullest, to cherish every moment, and to value the connections we share with one another.
As we grieve his loss, we also celebrate the life he lived and the impact he had on our lives. Jerry’s spirit will continue to live on in the hearts of his family and friends, a beacon of light guiding us through the days ahead.
Details regarding arrangements and memorial services will be shared in the coming days as we gather to honor the memory of Jerry Wayne Rogers. May he rest in peace, knowing that his life brought joy and love to those around him.