.Former Bolles coach Corky Rogers has died, according to a statement posted online on Feb. 27, 2020.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.,
Corky Rogers family statement:
Last night there was a giant celebration in heaven as Corky peacefully passed at 10:40pm. While he will be sorely missed by all of the family, friends, and community we take great peace knowing that he did accept Jesus as his Lord and savior and
— Eugene Frenette (@GeneFrenette) February 27, 2020
very sad news to pass along….Former Bolles coach Corky Rogers has passed away….as legendary as they come, and was always very gracious to me and my family…prayers up for the Rogers family….RIP to a High School Icon
— Dan Hicken (@DanHicken) February 27, 2020
To one of the most impactful coaches of my life:
I only got one yr with you, but I’m grateful for every second. U taught me that repetition, discipline and attention to detail…is what wins! Ur reputation and record speak for themselves. RIP Bolles football coach, Corky Rogers! pic.twitter.com/zj3Npi01Ug
— Chipper Jones (@RealCJ10) February 27, 2020
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
Ryan Silverfield played for and coached under Corky Rogers at Bolles and cited him as one of his mentors when he became Memphis football coach. https://t.co/XgOdEhajPj
— Evan Barnes (@evan_b) February 28, 2020