ALBANY — James Rustin (Rusty) Rogers Sr., 87, of Albany, died Saturday, April 20, 2013, at his residence.

Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at Mathews Funeral Home.

Entombment will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery with Masonic Rites.

The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday, April 22, 2013, at Mathews Funeral Home.

Those desiring may make contributions to Shriners Hospitals for Children c/o Hasan Shriners Transportation Fund, 1822 Palmyra Road, Albany, GA, 31701.

To sign our online registry or to send condolences to the family, you may visit Mathews’ website at

Mathews Funeral Home

Albany 229/435-5657