Earl Max Rogers
BLUFFTON, SOUTH CAROLINA — On June 26, a proud American hero left us to begin eternal life with his heavenly family and his maker.
Earl Max Rogers was a man of God that loved his family and countless friends. He served our country with honor during World War II as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne 505th regiment and was awarded many medals of recognition for his contributions to include multiple Purple Hearts, Bronze and Silver Stars. He was a survivor of the Normandy invasion and Battle of the Bulge, where he spent 21 days behind enemy lines, cut off from allied forces, ingesting only snow to sustain life. During this time, his family received a telegram that he was missing in action and presumed dead. A constant prayer vigil was led by his mother that he would be found ...