Darrel E. Rogers, 71, of Montoursville died unexpectedly Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at home. Surviving is his loving wife of 40 years, Virginia “Ginny” (Eaton) Rogers, who he married on May 26, 1979.
Born September 20, 1948 in Williamsport he was a son of the late Clyde C. and Betty M. (Miller) Rogers.
Darrel was a 1966 graduate of Williamsport High School and retired in 2008 after 28 years from the United States Postal Service.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, reading and anything sports related. Darrel was a firm believer in conspiracy theories and would share his political views nightly with Rachel Maddow on MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show”. In lieu of flowers, in the words of Darrel “Vote for a Democrat”. He believed in decent humanity, supporting whatever your views were as long as you stood strongly behind them, and could make conversation with complete strangers for hours.
Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters, Missy A. Magargle, of Williamsport and Melinda A. Bilbay, of Oklahoma; and six grandchildren, Jordan, Michael, Sydney, Darrel, Erin, and Kendrah.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Clyde C. “Bud” Rogers and his sisters, Janet E. Wolf and Marjorie L. Withers.
A funeral service to honor the life of Darrel will be held 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 25 at Sanders Mortuary, 821 Diamond Street, Williamsport. A time of visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until the time of service Tuesday at Sanders. Burial will be held noon Wednesday, February 26 at Twin Hills Memorial Park, Muncy.
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