Butler High graduate reunited with class ring after nearly 30 years

Butler High graduate reunited with class ring after nearly 30 years
Rodger Monroe graduated from Butler High School in 1987 and was reunited with his class ring on Thursday. (Source: Kimberly H./Facebook)
Rodger Monroe graduated from Butler High School in 1987 and was reunited with his class ring on Thursday. (Source: Kimberly H./Facebook)
Rodger was part of Butler's Class of 1987. (Source: Kimberly H./Facebook)
Rodger was part of Butler's Class of 1987. (Source: Kimberly H./Facebook)

TANNER, AL (WAFF) - A Butler graduate and his long-lost class ring are brought back together after twenty-six years apart.

Rodger Monroe lost his ring shortly after graduating from Butler in 1987.

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Twenty-six years later the ring was found by Kimberly and Julie Harbin while they were helping their in-laws move. Kimberly posted several pictures of the ring on Facebook, asking for help finding the owner. For Rodger, the response was overwhelming.

"Three people called my work asking for me saying, 'Hey, you know, there's somebody on Facebook saying they found your class ring!' We got to talking about it and she showed me the pictures and I immediately recognized it as my ring," said Monroe. "It was just, wow."

Rodger says he's never been to Tanner and wishes he could find out how his ring ended up in the parking lot of a convenience store there.

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