Royce Wesley "Cotton" Rodgers

Royce Wesley Rodgers, 70, went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. Service: 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. Royce proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He was a devoted and loving husband, father and papa and will be greatly missed. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Jackie Rodgers. Survivors: Wife of 45 years, Sandra; sister, Beverly Smythe and husband, Rick; son, Johnny Rodgers; daughters, Tracie Turner and husband, Eddie, and Robin Adam and husband, Rick; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; and a host of friends.

Published in Star-Telegram on Sept. 22, 2013