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Richard "Dick" Lyle Rogers
December 1, 1938 - October 10, 2016

Richard (Dick) Lyle Rogers 77, of Sweet Home OR.  Went home to be with his Lord and Savior on October 10, 2016 at Peace Health Hospital in Springfield, OR due to complications of heart surgery.

He was born December 1, 1938 in Mill City, OR to Glen and Edith Rogers. He attended elementary school in Mehama and Stayton and graduated from Stayton Union High School in 1958.

He served in the U.S. Army 1962 to 1964. He was stationed in Korea and received an honorable discharge in Sept. 1964 as a SP4.

He was Blessed with three wonderful wives. He married Doris Bloom in 1964, they were married 38 years.  Doris died at Providence Centralia Hospital March of 2000.  Second marriage to Beverly Gipson in June 2000, they were married for 9 years.  Beverly died at Swedish Hospital in Seattle September 2009.

He leaves behind his beloved wife Valora who he married August 2013, they were married 3 years. Valora, resides in their summer home in Sweet Home OR.  and in Yama AZ in the winter.

Dick was an active member (choir member, soloist and head usher) of New Life Church in Longview prior to moving to Sweet Home.  He loved to sing, enjoyed classical, gospel and country music. Was a homebody and liked to just "dink around". Dick loved his family very much. Was always there to help in times of need.

Dick is survived by his wife Valora of Sweet Home, brother Edward (Ted) Rogers of Salem.  Eight step-children and many nieces and nephews.  Dick was preceded in death by his mother and father, brothers Glen and Robert, sisters Leona and Irene.

Celebration of Life will be Saturday October 29th, 1:00 pm at Mehama Community Church. Private interment will be at Little Falls Cemetery, Vader, WA.  Arrangement by Neptune Society.

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