Originally published Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 10:43a.m.

A 90th birthday party for Cottonwood’s Locy Rogers will take place Feb. 23, 1-4 p.m., at the Cottonwood LDS Church, 1377 E. Hombre Drive

Rogers has lived in the Verde Valley since September 1959.

In his almost 60 years here:

• He drove a bus for Mingus Union High School when it was in Clarkdale and Jerome.

• Delivered laundry/linens to Clarkdale, Cottonwood, Sedona and Camp Verde businesses.

• Worked at Babbitt’s Lumber in the yard, later Lumberman’s

• Removed bees from homes, yards, water meter boxes, etc.

• Has had a beautiful garden and has shared produce and seeds with many people.

No gifts please, just your presence.

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