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December 14, 2017

12/6/2017 10:09:00 AM
Roger Jensen

Roger L. Jensen of Covington, passed away December 1, 2017, at 83 years of age.

A native of Brigham City, Utah, Mr. Jensen proudly served in the United States Navy for 4 years.

He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Utah State in 1962.

Mr. Jensen went to work for Hercules in Covington, where he was a devoted employee for 36 years.

He was a lifelong member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, where he served in many leadership roles: Branch President, Bishop, and Stake President.

His hobbies reflected his love of the outdoors. In addition to being an avid hunter- mainly deer, big-game, and bird hunting, he also enjoyed the time he spent fly-fishing. Mr. Jensen was preceded in death by his parents, Henry LeRoy and Fern LoVean (Murphy) Jensen. 

Survivors include his loving wife of 59 years, Ann Jensen; daughters and sons-in-law, JeNel and David Shipp of Conyers, GA, Katherine and Fred Griffin of Gainesville, GA, Marrianne and Robert Arnold of Covington, GA, Lynette Jensen of Rome, GA; sons and daughters-in-law, Gary L. and Nancy Jensen of Logan, UT, Curtis R. Jensen of Kenmore, WA, Eugene N. and Tiffany Jensen of Rome, GA, Eric H. and Janet Jensen of Grayson, GA; 33 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sisters and brother-in-law, Dauna Roberts, Barbara Burbank, Ruth and Brian Walker; brother, John Milton Jensen; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. 

A Funeral Service for Mr. Jensen will be held Friday, December 8, 2017, 10:00 AM, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 10235 Eagle Drive, in Covington, GA, with Bishop Joshua Kirkham.

Interment will follow in Lawnwood Memorial Park. Friends are invited to visit with the family, Thursday, December 7, from 5;00 – 8:00 PM, at Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, Covington.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Parkinson Disease Association - GA Chapter, P. O. Box 49416, Atlanta, GA 30359, the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692, or a charity of your choice. 

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