Zeigler- Douglas Roy Rogers, age 67, of Zeigler, passed away at 11:45am on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at the Veteran’s Affairs Community Living Center in Marion.
Douglas was born in Christopher on October 1, 1952, the son of Joseph Lee and Georgia (Benson) Rogers. He had worked in various jobs, including greenhouse laborer, and was a jack of all trades. He proudly served in the United States Army. Doug loved fishing and spending time with his family.
The love of his life for more than forty years- Betty Ann Wilcox of Zeigler
Father- Joseph Lee Rogers of Peoria
Daughter- Melissa and Michael Abernathy of West Frankfort
Son- Bryan and Lora Wilcox of Creal Springs
Son- Daniel Wilcox of Zeigler
Two Great Grandchildren
A Hero’s Homecoming was held at 2pm on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at the Veteran’s Affairs Community Living Center in Marion. Celebration of life services will be held at a later date. Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.