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A Gardner-Webb University trustee, alumnus and honorary doctorate recipient is being remembered for his extensive leadership, care and compassion for people and his love of God. Dr. Emmett Harvey Rogers Jr., longtime pastor, education and business leader, and member of the GWU family, passed away July 11 at the age of 72. “I speak for the entire Gardner-Webb University community in expressing our deep sadness in the passing of Dr. E. Harvey Rogers,” shares GWU President Dr. Frank Bonner.

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Bachelor of Science, Baptist Retirement Homes of North Carolina, Baptist State Convention, Doctor of Ministry, Dr. Emmett Harvey Rogers Jr., E. Harvey Rogers, Fallston Baptist, First Baptist Church of Mooresville, Forestville Baptist, Frank Bonner, Gardner-Webb trustee, GWU President Dr. Frank Bonner, Honorary Doctor of Divinity, Kingdom of God, Lake Norman Regional Medical Center, Master of Divinity, Mooresville, Mooresville Chamber of Commerce, N.C., N.C. Baptist Foundation, North Carolina Baptist Heritage Award, North Carolina Baptist Hospital, Randy Marion, Sears and Roebuck, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, trustee, Wake Forest, Williamson's Chapel United Methodist Church

Gardner-Webb University Trustee, Alumnus and Honorary Doctorate Recipient Passes Away