Brian Arthur Rogers

Born: Sun., May 29, 1938
Died: Sat., Sep. 30, 2017


Reception Following Service

Sat., Nov. 11, 2017
Location: Da Corrado Ristorante


Memorial Service

11:00 AM Sat., Nov. 11, 2017
Location: Lake Oconee Community Church


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Brian A. Rogers, age 79, died September 30, 2017 in Greensboro, Georgia.  He was born in Brooklyn, NY on May, 29, 1938, the son of the late Brian B. Rogers and Emma Langhorne Rogers. He graduated Xavier High School in New York City and attended St. Peter’s College and Fordham University before beginning a career on Wall Street in Investment Banking.  He specialized in municipal bonds and in 1976 formed his own firm of Rogers & LAMB, headquartered in Morristown, NJ. He was a member of the Municipal Bond Group of the Shawnee Indians and also a member of the Men’s Golf Association at Reynolds and played in various groups. On July 12, 1969 he married the former Alpha Lupoletti. After retiring in 1989, he established 2 restaurants on Hilton Head, SC, Brian’s and Il Cappuccino.  In 2000, he and his wife, Alpha Lupoletti Rogers moved to Greensboro, Ga where they both enjoyed golf, the lake and the social life.  He was a member of Lake Oconee Community Church.

Surviving are his wife of 48 years, Alpha, at home; his daughter Kristen Rogers O’Rourke and her husband Shawn of Colorado Springs, CO; his son Brian J. Rogers and his wife, Jodi, of Boca Raton, FL; his granddaughter, Opal Lily O’Rourke; grandsons, Calvin Finn O’Rourke and Caden Stone Rogers.  He was predeceased by his brother, Kevin Rogers and his two sisters, Kathleen Rogers Weir and Nancy Rogers.

Memorial Services will be held Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Lake Oconee Community Church, 1001 Village Park Drive, Suite 107, Greensboro, GA 30642 with Rev. Becky Matheny and Dr. David Key officiating. The family will receive friends at a reception following the service at Da Corrado Ristorante, 1061 Village Park Drive, Greensboro, GA 30642. The family requests donations be made to Oconee Regional Humane Society, 1020 Park Avenue, Greensboro, GA 30642.   McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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Dawn (née Weir) Smith
   Posted Fri October 06, 2017
My deepest condolences and most sorrowful sympathy are wrapped in my deepest prayers, unending love, and thoughts for my Aunt Alpha, cousin Krissy, cousin BJ, and their entire families. Uncle Brian helped me a great deal with so many things, especially after my own parents passed. Both Uncle Brian and Aunt Alpha helped me see so much beauty in my life and to appreciate the little gifts and miracles along the way.

I love all of you so much and look forward to the days I can show you!

All my love, Dawn Smith and family

Carl Stollenmeyer
   Posted Sun October 08, 2017
My sincere condolences to Alpha and all of the Rogers family on their loss of Brian. I have fond memories of Brian from the weekly Gin Rummy games at Great Waters where we first met and all the fun times playing golf with the O'Leary group and the special times at The Lake Challenge annual golf tournament. He will be missed. May he rest in peace.
Carl

Bill and Barbara White
   Posted Tue October 17, 2017
Please accept our deepest sympathy. Bill remembers playing golf with Brian in MGA and their always sharing a good time. Brian will be missed by all his many friends.

Christy & Larry Wieczorek
   Posted Tue October 17, 2017
Dear Alpha and Family,

Larry and I were so sorry to learn of Brian’s passing. Our deepest sympathy to you and your family.

God Bless,

Christy

Margie Rouse
   Posted Tue October 17, 2017
Alpha, even though I did not know your beloved Brian, I know he must have been a very special person to have been married to you. My sincerest condolences and prayers for you and your family. Margie Rouse

Ruth and Wally Marcis
   Posted Thu November 02, 2017
My most touching memory of Brian was his sensitivity in calling and asking about Wally when Wally was hospitalized with pulmonary embolisms. Wally and Brian had been in similar golf groups. Through the crustyness the caring person was visible.
Our condolences to Alpha and the Rogers family on their loss.

Elaine & Ray McGinty
   Posted Sun November 05, 2017
My most sincere condolences to you Alpha and your family. Elaine