JAMES "JIM" J. ROGAN James ("Jim") J. Rogan was born June 28, 1936 in the Bronx, N.Y. to Anna and James P. Rogan. He was the first of three children. He graduated from Piermont High School and went to Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, N.Y. He met his wife, Audrey, at a high school party, and they married in 1956 in Tappan, N.Y. They had one son, James Brian. Jim worked for the New York Telephone starting in 1955 and later moved to Pacific Bell in Los Angeles and AT&T where he worked until 1973. In New York, he was with the company that laid the telephone cable under the Hudson River from West Nyack to White Plains, New York. Jim was offered a job at Pacific Bell in Los Angeles, Calif. He transferred to Pacific Bell where he was instrumental in tying the telephone network together from California to New York. He retired from Pacific Bell and later AT&T in 1989. After his retirement from the telephone company, he started his own business, Rogan Enterprise. He also joined sales with Shaklee, a nutritional supplement company and became a coordinator with a successful team of people. Jim held meetings around the country and enjoyed meeting new people wherever he traveled. During retirement, Jim and Audrey enjoyed traveling around the country in their RV. They spent time crossing the country visiting family and friends, mainly in Florida, North Carolina, Texas and New York. One of their favorite things to do was to visit many of the National Parks around the country. Jim and Audrey moved to Pahrump in 2005 where he lived until he passed away. Jim had been a member of the Lions Club, Rotary Club and Pahrump Community Church, and he enjoyed golfing. He also enjoyed the many RV trips with the Artesia RV Club. He is survived by his wife, Audrey; son, James Brian of Pahrump; brothers, Bob Rogan of Nanuet, N.Y., Thomas Rogan of Goshen, N.Y.; nieces, nephews and many cousins. A memorial service will be held at Pahrump Community Church (in the Chapel) on Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.
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Published by Pahrump Valley Times on Nov. 27, 2020.