Pat A. Rogers Sr. 85 years of age, passed away on February 6, 2017 in a Corpus Christi hospital after a short illness, surrounded by his children. Pat served in the United States Air Force as an Air Force Flight Engineer from 1951- 1962 where he enjoyed traveling the world and serving his country. He retired from the San Diego Ind. School District- Federal Programs Director. Pat also spent his life farming and ranching and was a member of the National Cattlemans Association and the Texas Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association. On his ranch is where he loved to be. Pat is preceded in death by his parents Henry and Petra Rogers, his wife Araceli F. Rogers, infant son Henry Rogers, infant granddaughter Celine Delorian Rogers, sister, Susie Pawlik. He is survived by his son Pat A. (Betty Lou Garcia) Rogers Jr. San Diego, Texas, one daughter Lizzie Ann (Fidencio Perez) Rogers, and grandson Kason Daniel Perez , of New Braunfels, Texas, one sister Mamie Rogers, Corpus Christi, Texas, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Visitation will begin on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Home- San Diego with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. the same evening. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Francis de Paula Catholic Church. Burial will follow at the San Diego Cemetery. Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Homes, Inc. in charge of arrangements. Condolences for the family can be left on our website