Michael Rogers, 56, of Inman died Wednesday (July 3, 2013) of injuries from a motorcycle accident — the motorcycle he was riding apparently hit a deer Tuesday. At 4:52 a.m., Tuesday Harvey County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 10000 block of N. Hesston Road in Harvey County on a report of a motorcycle accident. Upon arrival, Deputies found Rogers laying on the southeast side of the road way, in an unresponsive condition. It appeared Rogers had hit a deer in the roadway. Rogers had not been wearing a helmet at the time of the accident. Rogers was taken to St Francis Hospital in critical condition. At 1:17 a.m. Wednesday Rogers was pronounced dead. According to the Sheriff’s Department, Rogers had left his home in Inman and was on his way to work at AGCO in Hesston when the accident occurred. The Newton Kansan, Newton Kansas. Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Page 4.
Michael Joe Rogers, 56, Agco employee, passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. He was a graduate of Heights High School, Wichita, Kansas. Mike was an avid deer hunter and turkey hunter. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Rogers; children, Crystal (Brent) Smith of Inman and Brandy (Josh) Noone of Park City; grandchildren Savannah Smith, Cheyenne Smith, Mckenzie Smith and Alexis Noone; parents, Barbara Hays of Wichita; brother Jack (Charisa) Hays of Valley Center; sisters, Sherry (Dan) Murphy of Wichita and Lori DeWeese of Overland Park; many other family and friends. He is preceded in death by his fathers, Phil Rogers and Jack Hays. Services 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at Westview Baptist Church, 1325 S. Meridian, Wichita. Memorials to National Wild Turkey Federation, P.O. Box 530, Edgerfield, SC 29824. Baker Funeral Home, Valley Center, is in charge of the arrangements. Baker Funeral Home, Valley Center, Kansas. July 3, 2013.