Leonard Pergeous (LP) Rogers
1942 — 2021
On Friday, October 15, South Carolina lost one of its most talented wood artisans. Leonard Pergeous Rogers (LP) went to be with his lord about 12:30pm. He is survived by his wife, Sandra Jones Rogers, his two daughters, Wendy Rogers Jones, her husband Al, Leitha Grace Farnsworth, her husband, Bill, and six beautiful grandchildren. Though LP had civilian jobs in the teaching sector, he is best known and appreciated for his incredible woodworking talent. He was instrumental in discovering and working with Ancient Cypress wood, some dating to 55,000 years old. He has several pieces on display in the South Carolina governor's mansion, as well, as many interesting handmade pieces scattered...