February 7, 1968 ~ August 4, 2019

Born in: Asheville, NC
Resided in: Mars Hill, NC

Danny Eugene Rogers, 51, of Mars Hill, NC, passed away Sunday, August 4, 2019, at Mission Hospital.

Danny was born February 7, 1968, in Asheville, NC. He was preceded in death by his father, Fletcher Wayne Rogers.

Surviving are his mother, Jean Robertson Frady and her husband, Lewis; brother, B.J. Lyda; and step-brothers and sister, Jerry Frady (Stacey), Donna Frady, and Jamie Frady (Alisa); step mother, Susie Rogers; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue is assisting the family.


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


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  1. My deepest condolences go out to the sweet family. I was blessed beyond measure to be one of Danny’s caregivers for 9 years. Danny’s smile could light up a room for miles. Danny will be greatly missed by many and he will forever hold a special place in my heart. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to know this precious soul.

  2. I feel truly blessed to have known Danny. My heart goes out to the family. Danny’s sweet smile will be greatly missed.

  3. My deepest sympathy and condolences to Danny’s sweet family. I was blessed to be one of his caregivers for 5 years. Danny made work feel like home. He will forever be missed and have a very special place in my heart.

  4. Danny was the sweetest most loving soul I knew. His smile was so contagious. I am blessed to have had been his caregiver for 4 years, my heart breaks for the family and many prayers are being sent up for them. Rest In Peace sweet baby. I love you always.

  5. My deepest condolences goes out to the sweetest family. I blessed to be one of dannys caregiver for 7years. He was always was happy and always had a smile that would light up a room. He will be missed and he will always have a place in my heart. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to get to know him. Rest In Peace sunshine. I love you always

  6. My deepest condolences to his family. Danny was such a sweet heart and he brightened everyone’s day with that big smile he had. I am so blessed to have been one of his caregivers; he was truly a blessing.

  7. I met Danny when I was 19 20 years old I worked with Danny for a few years and he made work worth the time I was there there was never a dual moment with him he was such a sweet soul he will be greatly missed this world will not be the same without him God bless his family in this difficult time

  8. My deepest condolences go out to the family. I was his caregiver for 3 years. Danny was an incredible person with an enormous heart and even bigger smile. I’ll never ever forgot him and love him always. Thanks to the family for giving me the opportunity to work with Danny and have the honor of befriending him. Rest In Peace, Danny. Love you always.

    • My heart goes out to this sweet family. I’m so sorry for your loss. Im so blessed that I had the pleasure to be one of your caregivers for 2 years. Your smile and laugh could light up a room 😊. You will be greatly missed and loved dearly sweet boy.

  9. I loved seeing Danny’s eyes light up when we talked about his favorite things and hearing his amazingly contagious laugh. I was blessed to work with him for three years and he will be sorely missed. He was definitely loved by all and his missing presence will be hard to get used to. My condolences go out to the family.

  10. My sweet Danny ♡♡ you are going to be missed tremendously!! I’m so blessed to have met you ♡♡ when I would come into work you would run up and give me a hug and ask me if I’m here ♡ you always put a smile in my face and everybody you came in contact with!!! I love you so much and I will never forget you and all of our memories!!! I love love you a bushel and a peck and a hug around the neck that’s how much I love you ♡♡

  11. Danny will be missed by many. I was one of his caregivers for about 4 years. He was one of the reasons I loved coming to work. He made many people smile throughout their day and he will continue to do so. It was truly a blessing being able to have met him and have a couple jokes to pull with him. My deepest condolences go out to everyone he touched during his time on earth.

  12. My deepest condolences go to his family and to friends. I was blessed to be one of Danny’s caregivers for about 2 years. He definitely brightened up the room when he walked in. His smile and laugh was so contagious. You will be missed by many! I love you sweet boy ❤️

    • What a sweet soul. I know you will have a special place in heaven, by the gate to greet all who enter! Your love shined through that handsome smile. It was an honor to have been a small part of your life DR!

  13. Deepest condolences to the family. Danny was an amazing so who made a wonderful impact on everyone around him like others have said it will be hard to come into work with him not there he made my mornings you here and hugs or smell my hair. He was so amazing deepest sympathies to you all thank you for letting us have a part in taking care of him I will never forget him RIP my handsome man

  14. Thank you so much for coming into my life and into my heart I love you so much. I will forever be your Missy sunshine 🌞

  15. So sorry for your loss of an amazing person he always would brighten up your day with his greetings and his smiles…..he loved his Sponge Bob Square Paints blanket and shirt for sure the first time I ever worked there….took him to Burger King and he said he wanted the biggest burger they had ..so that’s what he got he ate it all…..DR you will be missed by so many ….but know you will be always on our minds and in our hearts…..love you lil guy always and forever…..prayers for all the family members and all his friends at the Mars Hill site…..where he was so loved by everyone…..”Go Rest High On That Mountain “…….Love you DR……

  16. So sorry for your loss of an incredible person he would always brighten your day or evening with the biggest smile and the very first time I worked there he ask me to take him to Burger King so he could eat the biggest sandwich that they had so I took him there and he got his big sandwich,ate it all plus fries and his drink……he also loved his Batman and his Spongebob square pants shirts….he would always tell me look at my shirt….last time I worked there with him this past year he would still want a big hug and show you his new stuff….you will be missed my many and always loved and in so many hearts and minds …..prayers to the family, friends and all the staff at Blue West Group Homes in Mars Hill NC……

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