Thomas “Rick” Rogers

April 12, 1958 - January 7, 2017

Thomas R. “Rick” Rogers, 58, a resident of Port Charlotte, FL since 1960, formerly of Ashtabula, OH passed away Saturday, January 7, 2017 in Port Charlotte. He was born April 12, 1958 in Ashtabula, OH to Gerald and Beverly Burns, now deceased.

Rick was a loving father who taught hard work by showing it. A construction worker by trade he knew almost all there was to know about concrete and was a very skilled carpenter. During his career he was a part of building numerous bridges from Charleston, South Carolina to Freeport, Grand Bahama. Rick was born in Ohio but moved to Punta Gorda at a young age where he grew up. His friends all knew him as someone who could brighten anyone’s day. He enjoyed fishing, boating, building or fixing things and watching the Miami Dolphins play on Sunday. He is survived by his three sons Dustin, Thomas, and Matthew.

He is survived by Dustin Rogers (Martha Watkins)of North Port, FL, Tommy Lee Rogers (Nicole) of Lakeland, FL and Matthew Ryan Rogers of Costa Mesa, CA; as well as two grandchildren, Gabriel Rohe- Lee Rogers and Nora Jean Rogers.

No formal services are planned at this time.

Memorial Contributions in memory of Thomas R. Rogers are suggested to Narcotics Anonymous World Services, PO BOX 9999, Van Nuys, CA 91409.

Friends are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found at

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


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