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Ronnie Lee “Runthole’’ Rogers, 62, of Lebanon, died Saturday, March 12, 2022, in Lebanon.

He was born Jan. 1, 1960, in Webster County, Mo. to Roma and Mary Mae Ward Rogers.

Ronnie was preceded in death by his father Rama Rogers; one brother, David Rogers; one sister, Juanita Rogers, and one step-granddaughter, Ashlyn Gibbs.

He worked hard and was a cooper for Independent Stave Company for many years. He was respected by his co-workers and employers. In his free time, Ronnie enjoyed a variety of hobbies. He enjoyed fishing and wood working. He was a talented craftsman, most recently working on jewelry boxes and wooden clocks. Ronnie loved riding his motorcycle and listening to music, the louder, the better. Also, in younger years he broke and trained horses with his father.

Survivors include one daughter, Misty Jones and her husband Larry of Lebanon; his mother, Mary Rogers; siblings, Joseph Rogers and his wife Candi of Lebanon; Christy Lowrance and her significant other, Richard Baker of Lebanon; Lisa Canale of Jefferson City; Jonita Jones of Lebanon, and Clifford Rogers and his significant other, Connie Alam-Shoushtari of Lebanon; stepchildren Natashi Gibbs and her husband Jake of Lebanon, and Nathan Ervin and his wife Christina of Springfield; two grandchildren, Autumn and Karlie Jones; three step-grandchildren, Brody and Maddox Gibbs and Dayton Ervin; long time friends, Jack Cyr, Vic Cyr and Julia and Frank Smith; other relatives and many friends

A memorial service for Ronnie Lee “Runthole’’ Rogers will be h eld at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 14, 2022, at the Communion Chapel Bible Church. There is no scheduled burial. His body has been cremated under the direction of Shadel’s Colonial Chapel of Lebanon.

A memorial has been established for the family to help with funeral expenses. Donations can be left at or mailed to Shadel’s Colonial Chapel, P.O. Box 948 or 1001 N. Lynn, Lebanon, Mo. 65536.

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