Royce William Rodgers, 75, of Balko, Ok passed away June 13, 2016 in Amarillo, Texas. Royce was born to Joseph Aldeen Rodgers and Thelma Arnetta Beck Rodgers July 26, 1940, Liberal, Kansas. Royce lived on the family farm in the Boyd, Oklahoma community most of his life. Royce graduated from Turpin High School in 1958, he attended college at Oklahoma Panhandle State University in Goodwell, Oklahoma. Royce had many talents. He had skills as a licensed barber, he was an accomplished welder, rancher and an ardent reader. He knew how to get a dilapidated old pickup truck motor to run and how to keep a new car tuned. Royce had a love for auctions although many of his treasures never made it home. Family to preceding Royce in passing include his parents and two brothers, James Aldeen Rodgers and Lewis Ray Rodgers. Survivors include his sister, Marilyn Rodgers Buxton and husband Hobart of Booker, Texas, nieces Patricia Pitts and husband Tom of Gulf Breeze, Florida, Barbara Wilcox and husband Ken of Navarre, Florida, and Lori Jean Anderson of Booker, Texas. One nephew Michael Dean Rodgers and wife Jessica of Turpin, Oklahoma. Royce is also survived by step daughter Kathy Starks, husband Randy and step grandson Kenneth of Wichita, Kansas, sister-in-law Cheley and husband Donald McAlister of Beaver, Oklahoma and step nephews Dennis, Ronnie, and Mike Cates and families as well as 3 great nieces, 1 great great niece, and 3 great nephews. A memorial service will be Saturday June 25, 2016 at Turpin United Methodist Church at 2 pm. Pastor Todd Bergman will officiate To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Royce William Rodgers please visit our Sympathy Store.