James E. Rogers died on Saturday, August 14 at his home in Oak Bluffs. He was 86.

He was the husband of Sylvia Coutinho Rogers.

Visitation will be held at Chapman Funerals and Cremations in Oak Bluffs on Friday, August 20 from 10 to 11 a.m., followed by a funeral service officiated by the Rev. Paul Fedak. Interment will be in the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Oak Bluffs, with military honors provided by the Veterans of Martha’s Vineyard.

A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Gazette. Visit www.chapmanfuneral.com for online tributes and information.