Delaware Flag to be Lowered for Former Milford Mayor Ronnie Rogers

Governor Carney has ordered the Delaware flag to be lowered September 9, 2020 to honor the many years of public service of former Milford mayor Joseph Ronald “Ronnie” Rogers who passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2020.

Mr. Rogers began his political career in Milford by running for city council representing the 1st ward in 1972. After 10 years on city council, he ran for Mayor and continued in that capacity for a total of 30 years. He is considered to be the longest serving mayor in Delaware history.

Funeral services for Mr. Rogers will be held Wednesday, September 9, 2020. Accordingly, the Delaware flag is to be lowered the morning of September 9 and returned to full staff at the close of business that evening