Herman Douglas Rogister, Sr.




Herman Douglas Rogister, Sr., 78, passed away on Sunday, November 19, 2017.

A funeral service for Herman will be held at 11:00am on Tuesday, November 21, at His Vision Ministry Church with Jay Thompson officiating. The family will receive friends and relatives at the church one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in Grace Episcopal Churchyard in Lawrence.

He proudly served his country in the US Army. After serving in the army, Herman went on to be a truck driver for over 30 years. Although he loved driving, his main passion was grass cutting, something he could never retire from. Herman was a devoted and loving husband and family man. He will be missed dearly by many.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Alice Rogister.

Herman is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Betty Lucas Rogister; daughter, Donna Lewis and husband Robert Lewis, of Tarboro; Son, Herman “Doug” Rogister and significant other Serena Whitley, of Tarboro; grandchildren, Jessica Briley and wife Kimberly, of Durham, NC, Forrest Lewis and fiancé Amber Beach, of Tarboro; great-grandchildren, Benjamin and Olive Briley; siblings, Louise James, Ray Rogister and Betty Jean Walston, of Tarboro, Robert Earl Rogister, of Greenville, NC; Kent Rogister, of Bailey, NC.

Arrangements are by Carlisle Funeral Home, Inc., of Tarboro. Online condolences may be directed to the family by visiting www.carlislefuneralhome.com.