Thomas Baxter Rogers, age 82, of Gainesville passed away Saturday December 2, 2017. Survivors include his wife of 52 years of marriage JoAnn Rogers; sons Phillip Rogers of Dahlonega and Jeff Rogers of Gainesville; daughter Lori Rogers Dorsey of Flowery Branch; 4 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren and a host of other relatives. He is preceded in death by his parents Thomas J. Rogers and Carrie Rogers and sister Margaret Leahey. The family request contributions be made to http://www.warrioroverwatch.org. Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, Ga 30548, http://www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.