US Navy

Steven Daniel Rogers

October 31, 1945 ~ March 12, 2022 (age 76)


Steven Daniel Rogers, age 76 of Middleburg, joined our Heavenly Father on Saturday, March 12, 2022 surrounded by his loving family. Steve was born on October 31, 1945 in Rome, Georgia to the late Mr. Robert “Cottonbud” and Doris (McKinney) Rogers. He would serve twenty-two years in the United States Navy, retiring as Chief Petty Officer in 1985.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his loving wife of forty-five years: Linda “Sissy” Rogers; his “other chick”, Azalia Padgett; children: Michelle “Mickey” (Tracy) Jones, Sherry (Mike) Weiscopf, and William “Buck” (Lacey) Rogers; grandchildren: Kasey Jones, Ashley (Shane) Abbott, Michael (Kylie) Weiscopf, Jr. , Myranda Anderson, Danielle (Evan) Barrett, Mykenzie Francis, Sydney Weiscopf, Keelyn Rogers, and Teighan Rogers; great-grandchildren: Madilyn, Marlee, Maelyn, Mcgraw, Carter, and Aria; brothers: Wayne (Susan) Rogers and Robert (Jackie) Rogers; sisters: Selena (Morgan) Steele and Sala Rogers; as well as numerous extended family members.

More than anything, Steve was devoted to his wife, family and country. He will be missed beyond measure. Thank you for your service, Chief.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, March 17, 2022 at 11:30 AM at the Jacksonville National Cemetery with full military honors to be rendered.

The family invites friends back to the Rogers home after the service for fellowship, 79 Melanie Lane, Middleburg, Florida, 32068.

Hawke M.T. Forbes and H.M. “Hank” Forbes, Jr. of Forbes Funeral Home are honored to assist the family with arrangements. “With Your Family In Mind”. (904) 259-4600. Please leave your condolences for the family in the online guestbook at

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Memorial Service
March 17, 2022

11:30 AM
Jacksonville National Cemetery (Lannie Road Jacksonville, FL)

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