Gwyn "David" Rogers

May 11, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old

Gwyn Rogers Obituary

Mr. Gwyn “David” Rogers, 83 of North Wilkesboro, passed away May 11, 2023 at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist - Wilkes Medical Center.

David was born in Wilkes County to Guy Vernon Rogers and Martha Lucinda (Cindy) Cain Rogers. He retired from L & L Machinery, a division of Modern Globe. He was a member of Moravian Falls Baptist Church for 38 years and baptized on December 1, 1985. David was a Sunday school teacher in the Young Adults class and later the Koinea class. He was ordained as a Deacon on September 21, 1986. David loved wildlife, fishing, traveling and often had wanderlust to places unknown. He designed, constructed, and installed the altar rail in the sanctuary of the church and many other woodworking projects in the community, after retirement. 

Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Monday, May 15, 2023 at Moravian Falls Baptist Church with Pastor Joe Sturgill and Rev. Chris Goforth officiating. Burial will follow in the Moravian Falls Community Cemetery. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Charlotte Brookshire. 

He is survived by his wife, Patty Rogers of the home; children: Kim Shew (Joe) of Moravian Falls, Gwen Smith (Lee) of Colfax, Janet Pinkerton of Hickory, Michael Thornton (Bre), and Donnie Thornton (Angila) both of North Wilkesboro, Jeannie Lawrence (Jeff) of Winston-Salem; brothers: Clyde Rogers (Jean) and Floyd Rogers both of Moravian Falls; sisters: Mildred Edmisten and Joyce Bullis (Ralph) both of Moravian Falls, grandchildren: Coty Chapman (Julie) of Taylorsville, Casey Chapman (Hali) of Stony Point, Natasha Robinette (Jeff) of Hickory, Amber Thornton, Hannah Thornton, Kaleb Thornton all of North Wilkesboro, Lilly Thornton of Purlear, Brandi Talley (Edward) of Wilmington, Beth Talbert and Brent Talbert (Stephanie) all of Orlando, FL, six great grandchildren and multiple nieces and nephews. 

Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude’s Place, Memphis TN 38105, or Moravian Falls Baptist Church Koinea Class or the Building Fund, 1940 Moravian Falls Road, Moravian Falls NC 28654.

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Funeral Service
May 15, 2023

1:00 PM
Moravian Falls Baptist Church
1940 Moravian Falls Road
Moravian Falls, NC 28654

Interment following service
May 15, 2023

Moravian Falls Community Cemetery
Cemetery Road
Moravian Falls, NC 28635


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

Moravian Falls Baptist Church
PO Box 188, Moravian Falls NC 28654


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