Posted: Thursday, December 30, 2010 2:07 pm
The Messenger, December 30, 2010
The Messenger has learned of the death of Joseph Angelo Rotger, 50, of Colorado Springs, Colo., a former resident of Gibson County and the father of LaDeena Harrell of Kenton. He died at his home Dec. 16, 2010.
A memorial service was set for 2 p.m. today at New Concord Baptist Church in Kenton.
He was honorably discharged from the 82nd Airborne Division of the U.S. Army after four years of service. He was a talented guitarist.
Survivors include three other children, 2nd Lt. Joshua Rotger of Greenfield, Jerica Gilbert of Trenton and Salina Rotger of Florida; his sister, Patricia Lee of Dyer; three brothers, Angelo Rotger of Colorado Springs, Kevin Rotger of North Carolina and Paul Griffin of Humboldt; and nine grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his mother Gloria Griffin; his stepfather, William Griffin; and his grandmother, Joy Riggs.