Stanley James Rogers
Stanley James Rogers, 90 of Nashville, entered rest at 2:04 pm Saturday, August 8, 2020 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Richmond Heights, MO. He was born on August 28, 1929, the son of Lester E. and Daisy E. Rogers. He was united in marriage to Eleanor A. Meyer on September 17, 1950 at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Okawville. She preceded him in death on July 6, 2003. Also preceding him in death are his parents, son Michael Rogers and sister Dorothy Riddle. Survivors include his daughter Sandy (Tom) Swoboda of Nashville, IL, grandsons Tyler (Stephanie) Swoboda of Chesterfield, MO and Seth (Nicole) Swoboda of Nashville; four great-grandchildren, Ainsley and Olive Swoboda of Nashville, Violet and Vincent Swoboda of Chesterfield, MO and other relatives and friends.
In his early years, Stanley was employed at the Top Star Dairy in Nashville. He later was employed as a carpenter for Lampe Construction. Stanley was also employed by Nashville School District #49 as a maintenance supervisor. After his retirement he worked for Schmale Bus Service. He was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Nashville and a former member of the Centralia Moose Lodge #1219. Stanley enjoyed dancing, playing cards and camping.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am on Friday, August 14th at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Nashville, IL with Pastor Beverly Kahle officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. Friends may call at the Styninger Funeral Home in Nashville from 5-8pm on Thursday and 7:30 to 8:30am on Friday. Memorial contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation or St. Paul’s United Church of Christ cemetery fund. Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.styningerfuneralhomes.com or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.