Vernon E. “Gene” Percell, 93, of Rogers, Arkansas died November 17, 2019. He was born on September 20, 1926 in El Dorado, Kansas.
Gene proudly served in the Navy on the Battleship USS Wisconsin. He graduated from Kansas State with a degree in Electrical Engineering and was a member of the Free Masons. Gene was a long-time member and active leader in the First United Methodist Church of Rogers.
Music was important to Gene and he played many instruments with the Bella Vista band. His love of music and his commitment to civic duty will be cherished and remembered.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Jamie Percell of more than 73 years; his three children, James W. Percell of Tuscan, AZ, Prudence Schnoebelen of Rogers, AR, and Roxanne Percell-Phillips of Olathe, KS.
Memorial services will be at 2:00PM, Thursday, November 21, 2019 at First United Methodist Church in Downtown Rogers.
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