Condolences to family and friends of Dick Rogers, retired automotive professor, who passed away Aug. 19. A visitation will be held on Friday, Aug. 23, 4-6 p.m. at Ellinger-Kunz and Park Funeral Home in Springfield. Memorial donations may be directed to the LLCC Foundation for the Ryan J. Landers Memorial Scholarship for students in the automotive program at LLCC. Read the obituary.
Professor Rogers had been a member of the LLCC family for 31 years when he retired two years ago. He and his family — including his wife Joanie, who retired last year from her longtime position in the LLCC Foundation, and his son Elmer, adjunct faculty — remain closely connected to the LLCC community.