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Terry Lee Rogers, 71, Mount Union, passed away at home Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, surrounded by family.

Born May 14, 1950, in Huntingdon, he was the son of the late James Herbert and Frances (Grice) Rogers.

He is survived by daughters Terri Rogers, Philadelphia; Doreen Hamlett and husband, Blaine, Waldorf, Maryland; sons, Nicholas Rogers, State College; and Trevino Rogers, Mount Union; seven grandchildren, Jaleesa Johnson and husband, Ryan, Washington, D.C.; Rasheeda McCallum, Philadelphia; Dimitrius Hamlett, Waldorf, Maryland; Kevin McCallum, Mount Union; Amaya Rogers, State College; Zhane Settlemyer, Altoona; and Kaison Rogers, State College; five great-grandchildren, Joshia McCallum, Philadelphia; Alana Hamlett, Waldorf, Maryland; Richter Wilkins Harvey, Philadelphia; Xavier Wilkins Harvey, Philadelphia; and King McCallum, Mount Union.

Nine siblings, Darlene Fortson and husband, Willard, Mount Union, Joan Rogers, Mount Union, Phyllis Jean Grice, Mount Union, Clyde Rogers, Mount Union, Riley Rogers, Houston, Texas, Eula Mae Rogers, Georgia, Tracy Newton, Georgia, Delores Grice, Harrisburg, and Andrew Rogers and wife, Darlene, State College, also survive.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Delynn F. (Fortson) Rogers; grandson, Julius Rogers; and brothers, Richard “Cookie” Grice and Lowell James Rogers.

Mr. Rogers attended the Bethel AME Church.

He was a hardworking soul throughout his entire life, he was employed at Owens-Corning Fiberglas, J.B. Rider, Mount Union High School, Huntingdon County Fair and Heath-Anderson Funeral Home.4

Although he was always on the move, he had many hobbies including cooking, baking, building new things with his brother Clyde and watching his beloved Pittsburgh Steelers. He was a devout Steelers fan, and even cheered them on during the off season.

He will be remembered for always having a positive impact on everyone around him no matter where he went, and he will be greatly missed by his family, friends, and coworkers.

Family and friends will be received from 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 26, until the time of service at noon at the Heath-Anderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 61 E. Shirley St., Mount Union, with the Rev. Widget officiating. Interment will follow in the Haven Rest Memorial Park, Shirleysburg.

Condolences may be made at AndersonFamilyFuneralHomes.com and www.huntingdondailynews.com/obituaries.