George “Shiloh” Ernest Rogers III, 43, of Fort Hood, Texas, passed away Sunday, July 2, near Forest Service Road 24 on the Malheur National Forest. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Rogers was born April 25, 1974, in Killeen, Texas, at Fort Hood to George Rogers Jr. of Dumas, Texas, and Brenda (Smith) Woodall of Rocky Ford, Colorado. He attended Dumas High School, where he played football and baseball. After high school, he worked in construction and lived most of his life in California.
Rogers was free spirited, and he loved nature, his family and being outdoors.
He is survived by his two sons, Julian Rogers of Stillwater, Oklahoma, and Cedar Shylow Rain of Eureka, California; father, George Rogers Jr. and his wife, Doreen, of Dumas; mother, Brenda Woodall and her husband, Carl Woodall, of Rocky Ford, Colorado; brothers Dwayne Rogers of Colorado and Jeff Rogers of Dumas; two half-brothers Adam Rogers of Dumas and Eric Rindhal of Twin Cities, Minnesota; step-sisters Jacqueline Aikman and fiancé, Gavin Hoskins Lorraine, of Amarillo, Texas, Clarissa McPherson and husband, Matt, of Dumas, Miranda Coon and husband, Randy, of Dumas, Gaylene Woodall and Eric Woodall of Oklahoma, Cindy Miller of Fitch, Texas, and Jennifer Miller of Grand Junction, Colorado; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice through Driskill Memorial Chapel, 241 S. Canyon Blvd., John Day, OR 97845.
To leave a condolence for the family, visit driskillmemorialchapel.com.