Funeral services for William “Billy” Antoine Rogers, 69, of Coushatta, LA will be held at 3 P.M. Saturday, November 30, 2019 at Liberty Baptist Church with Rev. George Rogers officiating and Rev. Harry Bamburg and Rev. James Hester assisting. Interment will follow in Thomas-Wren Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 P.M. until 8 P.M. Friday, November 29, 2019 at Liberty Baptist Church. Funeral services under the direction of Rockett-Nettles Funeral Home, Coushatta, LA.
Billy was born September 29, 1950 in Jeanerette, LA and passed away November 22, 2019 in Houston, TX. He spent his childhood in Shreveport, LA, graduating from Woodlawn High School. After college, he joined his father at Northwest Louisiana Insurance Agency. He found his happy place moving to Coushatta in 1994, and becoming a part of Quality Ford for the remainder of his life. Blessed with a beautiful singing voice, he enjoyed singing with Martin Gospel Band, Liberty Baptist Praise Team, and various other gospel venues. Other than his family and friends, his passion was LSU football…GO TIGERS!
He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Thelma Rogers; and infant brother, George Rogers, Jr.
Billy is survived by his wife, Donna Thomas Rogers; daughter Amanda Rogers Loftin, husband Jeff and their children Grace, Railey and Beaux Loftin; daughter Melissa Rogers and her daughter Josie Kay; daughter Stacia Armer, husband Wayne and their children Devin, Trip, Garrett and Cash Armer; daughter Susan Holstead, husband Steve; sister Sharon Welch; extra special nieces Debbie Gardner and Dr. Jessica Thomas; nephew Nicholas Thomas; brother-in-law Kenneth Thomas; and special family member Cade Farmer.
Pallbearers will be Wayne Armer, Steve Holstead, Jeff Loftin, Parker Perot, Kenneth Thomas, Nicholas Thomas, Cade Farmer, Trip Armer, and Jerry Hester. Honorary pallbearers will be Stacy Reese and Mo Brown.