Tifford L. Rogers, 56, of Roanoke, Virginia (formerly of Pine Bluff) passed away August 25, 2019, at Lewis-Gale Hospital in Salem, Virginia.
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Tiff was born March 10, 1963, in Pine Bluff, to Jeanette Strickland Sipes and the late Lowell Crawford Rogers, Jr. He was reared and received his education in Pine Bluff. He moved to Roanoke, Virginia about 15 years ago and took a job at Industrial Apparatus Repair as a motor rewinder. He loved his job and was a very hard worker.
He enjoyed his spare time sitting in his recliner watching Ultimate Fighting Championship and drinking his Budweiser beer. He also enjoyed spending time with his granddaughter Julianna and chasing her around the house. He loved to fish and hunt with his daughter whom he loved more than anything in the world.
Tiff is survived by his loving daughter, Katelyn Nicole Rogers of Roanoke, Virginia; a stepdaughter, Linda Buzbee of Christianburg, Virginia; his partner of 28 years, Gail Buzbee of Roanoke, Virginia; sister, Melissa Roberts of Pine Bluff; brother, John Rogers of Arkansas; his mother, Jeanette Strickland Sipes of Pine Bluff; and his granddaughter, Julianna Buzbee.
He was preceded in death by his father, Lowell Crawford Rogers, Jr.; his brother, Lowell Ray Rogers; and his stepdaughter, Julie Elizabeth Stern.
Visitation will be Thursday, September 5, 2019, 6:00 – 8:00 PM, at Robinson’s.
Funeral services will be Friday, September 6, 2019, 10:00 AM, in the Chapel of Ralph Robinson and Son. Burial will follow at Mt. Ida Cemetery (a.k.a. Musgrove Cemetery).