John "John John" William Rogers IV passed away peacefully on Friday, November 2, 2018. He was born on March 6, 1970 in Kailua, Hawaii.\nLike his soul, John never stayed in one place long..Jacksonville, N.C., Cranston, RI, Riverside, RI, Coventry, RI, Beaufort, SC and recently Ridgeland, SC.\nJohn was the son of John W. Rogers III and the late Bonita L. (Smith) Rogers.\nJohn is survived by the mother of his children, Bonnie Sears Prado and his five children: Brittany A. Rogers, John W. Rogers, V., Autumn S. Rogers, Rachel E. Rogers, and Matthew G. Rogers.\nSince John always wanted to be the first in everything, he beat his beloved and competitive older sister Shelley A. Coningford and younger brother, Norman M. Rogers to the pearly gates.\n"John John" did not live an average life. He was an orange belt in karate and firearms instructor. John was the football Director / coach, soccer coach, and cheerleading coach for Coventry Rams. Yes, Yes - John was the cheerleader coach taking his team to state competition.\nJohn was a correctional officer at Rhode Island Adult Correction Institute and member of ACI extraction team. Early in his career he was a Beaufort City Police Officer, volunteering on the drug task force and playing "McGruff the Crime Dog". He worked at Beaufort Memorial Hospital as an ER Technician. John also worked for General Dynamics / Electric Boat in Kingston, RI and then Gulfstream in Savannah, GA as security / cardiac EMT.\nMost of his time was spent with his children; he was a kid himself. John took them to Disney, camping, movies, and watching Providence Bruins Hockey. In the summers, he took his children boating at the sandbar. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, shooting guns, and golfing.\nJohn became a proud grandfather to Elijah M. Rogers and anxiously awaited the arrival of his granddaughter Leila R. Rogers.\nJohn will always be a superhero to his children and all he met. John was a superhero one more time on earth, when he unselfishly donated his organs to strangers to live on in them. John would always tell you "Be a superhero to everyone".\nJohn died knowing the Boston Red Sox won the 2018 World Series and that his children, John, Rachel, and Matthew want to become US Marines.\nJohn was a great dad, son, father, husband, and friend to everyone. Friends can visit John once more at Anderson Funeral Home on Thursday, November 8th, 2018 from 9-11AM or 6-8PM.\nMemorial donations can be made in lieu of flowers to his children's college fund at Bank of America.