George Alec Rogers
June 8, 1926 -
March 11, 2013
Resident of Oakland
Passed away March 11, 2013, at San Leandro Hospital at age 86. A long-time resident of Oakland, he was preceded in death by his parents Jimmie and Estelle Rogers; brothers James and Crawford; sisters Nettie, Lois, Elma, and Rebecca.
He is survived by Nina, his wife of 64 years; his children Rel, Robert and Nancy; grandchildren Lauren and Nick; sisters Katie and Dorothy; brothers Alton, Bobby, and Ervin; nephew Mitchell, along with numerous other nieces and nephews.
George was born June 8, 1926, on a farm in Manning, South Carolina. He enlisted in the U.S. Army
in 1945, and was honorably discharged after serving for three years. Thereafter, he worked in the retail grocery business for over 50 years. George enjoyed gardening, baseball and wrestling.
An amazing, devoted husband and loving father, we will miss him more than words can express.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20, at Chapel of the Chimes, 4499 Piedmont Avenue in Oakland, with a private family entombment immediately afterward.