James Colt Rogers, 17 of Magazine, Arkansas passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2017 in Magazine. He was born on June 24, 1999 in Little Rock, Arkansas to his parents Johnny and Tammy (Swafford) Rogers. He was a 2017 graduate of Magazine High School, a Junior Firefighter with the Ratcliff Rural Fire Department and loved ATVs and motorcycles.
James is preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Phyllis Rogers; his maternal grandfather, Warren James Sikes; and his brother Adam Rogers.
He is survived by his parents, Johnny and Tammy (Swafford) Rogers of Magazine; three sisters, Kasandra Rogers of Magazine, Laura Rogers and Melynda Rogers, both of Tahlequah, Okla.; one brother, Mathew Rogers of Magazine; his maternal grandmother, Nancy Sikes of Muskogee, Okla.; paternal grandparents, John and Linda Rogers of Tahlequah, Okla.; three uncles, Shawn Sly and wife Heather of Gore, Okla., Adam Swafford of Magazine and Stephen Rogers and wife Anacita of Tulsa, Okla.; three aunts, Marsha Chojnacki of Tahlequah, Michelle Allison of Tahlequah, and Eve Vance of Chandler, Ariz.; and special friend Quinton Roberson.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 3 p.m., on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at Roller Funeral Home Chapel in Paris.
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., on Monday, March 13, 2017 at the Magazine High School Gymnasium officiated by Rev. Tammy Frederick. Burial will follow in Caulksville Cemetery under the direction of Roller Funeral Home in Paris. Online guestbook at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/paris
Pallbearers will be Blane French, Dakota Hill, Curtis Crawford, Bodie King, Lucas Hice and Brayden English.
Honorary pallbearers will be Mathew Rogers, Adam Swafford, Shawn Sly, Quinton Roberson, Dalton Byers, Jeremy Reed and the Ratcliff Rural Fire Department.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Arkansas Children’s Hospital- CVICU, P.O. Box 2222, Little Rock, AR 72202.