Jimmy Rogers, 91, of Philadelphia, a college track star who grew up in Guyana, a doctor for nearly two decades in West Philadelphia, and the recipient of a heart transplant that extended his life for 32 years, died Wednesday, Nov. 17, of heart failure at his home in Wynnefield Heights.
Get to know Jimmy Rogers, co-founder of Boots for Troops, as annual Concert in the Country fundraiser approaches
Jimmy Rogers co-founded Boots for Troops, a Magnolia-based nonprofit, in 2015 with his wife, Lindsey, following Jimmy’s deployment with the U.S. Navy. The Rogers are Tomball High School graduates. Boots for Troops provides quality custom care packages to active duty military members around the world, helps pay for holiday travel...