Jimmy Mitchell Rogers died October 4, 2022, at the age of 78 years old. He was born July 20, 1944, in Sumter, South Carolina. He lived there until he moved to Columbia to work at Westinghouse Nuclear Division for 37 years.
He is survived by his high school sweetheart and devoted wife of 54 years, Linda Shumpert Rogers. He is also survived by his very much-loved daughter who attended Clemson University, Amy Rogers Stier and his two grandchildren Samantha and Ryan Stier.
Other surviving family members are his beloved sister, Gloria Hightower; his brother-in-law and wife, Donnie and Barbara Shumpert; his brother-in-law, Kinny Shumpert; as well as several nieces and nephews. He also had many friends who loved and respected him. And last but not least he is survived by his loving cat Ruthie.
He and Linda are both members of First Baptist Church of Columbia. He dearly loved First Baptist and often said that he felt good inside after a church service. He accepted Jesus Christ as his savior and now he is with him without any pain.