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Robert "Bob" Rogers


Robert "Bob" Rogers
The death of Robert "Bob" Jon Rogers of Bristol occurred on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at his home. Born August 3, 1946 in Bristol he was the son of the late Maxwell and Dorothy (Clark) Rogers, he was also predeceased by 2 nieces, Kim and Bobbi Jo.

In 1952 Bob at the age of 6 was diagnosed with polio. In 1958 he was chosen "Timmy" for New Brunswick and toured the province with wrestler "Wipper Billy Watson" to promote the Easter Seals Campaign of that year. In the late 60's Bob coached softball, baseball and hockey, he also umpired in baseball and softball. In later years bob was involved with the Bristol Fire Department, helping where he could. He'll always be remembered being seen at the "Liar's Bench" keeping a watchful eye on the village of Bristol with his trusty 4 wheeler.

Bob is survived by his 5 siblings, Marilyn Elliott, Roy Rogers (Carol), Ronnie Rogers (Norma), Peter Rogers and Donnie Rogers as well as several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from L.R. Giberson Funeral Directors, 207 Burnham Rd. Florenceville-Bristol on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 from 6-8 pm. The interment will take place at a later date. Donations made to the New Brunswick Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. (506) 392-1115
Service Date
Wednesday, March 13, 2019