Donald Douglass Rogers, Sr.

December 20, 1937 - October 13, 2008

12/20/1937 - 10/13/2008


VIRGINIA BEACH-Donald Douglass Rogers, Sr. passed away on Oct. 13, 2008 at the age of 70, with his family and close friends by his side.
Born on Dec. 20, 1937, Mr. Rogers served in the Navy during the Vietnam War and retired after 20 years of service. He was a member of the Fleet Reserve Association Branch 99 in Virginia Beach and the Black Diamond Navy in Pottsville, PA.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Yvonne M. Rogers, his children, Donald Douglass Rogers, Jr. and his wife Carole of Georgia, and Tracy Rogers and her husband Steve Musgrave of Virginia Beach, his brother, Frederick L. Rogers and his wife Beverly of Virginia Beach, one niece and three nephews.
Because of Mr. Rogers support of organ donation, with him being a double lung transplant recipient, memorial contributions may be made to the LifeNet Health Foundation, 1864 Concert Drive, Virginia Beach, VA. 23453.
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Heather and Ronnie
8 years ago

Auntie, Tracey,and Donnie,

I am so sorry about Uncle Donnie. I will remember his smile and his wanting to get Alissa fixed up with someone. Know that you will all be in our thoughts and prayers this weekend as you remember Uncle Donnie in Va. Blessings hugs and kisses.

Robert Rothschild
8 years ago

Dear Tracy & Family;

We are very sorry for your loss. We are sure that you made dad a very proud person during his life. He was a distinguished person who served his country proudly. He raised a wonderful family.

Our thoughts are with you and know dad will be remembered fondly.


Bob & Bonnie Rothschild

Janice Rogowski
8 years ago

Dear Tracy,

I am so sorry to hear about your dad. I know how very special he was

to you and what a great daughter you were to him. Keep all the special memories you shared close to your heart and know he is watching over you.

You are in my thoughts and prayers,

Friends Always,


Rose Boone
8 years ago

Tracy & Family,

I was so very sorry to hear about your dad. I know how much you will miss him. I will always remember the wonderful stories you told about him. He was truly a lucky man to have you for a daughter. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Your Friend,