de’Andre Carlleon (DC) Rogers
Our beloved de’Andre Carlleon (DC) Rogers, 47, of Cincinnati, OH transitioned to be with the Lord on July 30, 2023, due to the injuries sustained in a one vehicle accident in Springdale, OH.
de’Andre was born on June 13, 1976, in Cincinnati, OH to Edna Rogers-Williams and Speed Walton II. He grew up in the West End and was educated in the Cincinnati Public School system and after completing high school he attended the University of Cincinnati to further his education. He was a former employee of Eastern Personnel Services as a Placement Manager.
“DC, D-Rog, Dad, and Pops” as he was affectionately known loved Sports (football, baseball, basketball, and boxing). His favorite football team was the “Dallas Cowboys”.
He was known to be a jokester and life of the party, although he “couldn’t dance”. He loved dressing to the “nines”. He always coordinated his sports gear and suits with an array of pastel colors accompanied with a choice of matching gym shoes, suspenders, ties and as his oldest daughter said, “rocking his bowties”.
DC loved to swim, and his mom often told him he was not a “fish”. He loved to travel to various places throughout the US. He loved barbequing and thought he was the “grill master”.
His father, Speed Charles Walton II, Bonus Dad, Willie, Bonus Mom, Delores J. Jordan; Bonus Sister, Carolyn Jordan; Bonus Brother, Brian Jordan; Grandmothers, Queen E. LeMar, Daisy Sanders; grandfather, Allen Rogers, Sr.: Uncle: William Sanders preceded him in death.
De’Andre leaves to cherish his loving memory
Mother: Edna Rogers-Williams, Cincinnati, OH; Brothers: Steven Muhammad, New York, NY, Steve Ross, Cincinnati, OH, Speed Walton III, Los Angeles, CA; Bonus Brother: Yusef Muhammad, Atlanta, Ga, Sister: Falana Whitehead, Cincinnati, OH; Bonus Sisters: Renee Jordan-Edwards, Cincinnati, OH, Fatima Muhammad, Atlanta, GA.
Son: de’Andre Carlleon Smith (His Mother, Darlene Smith); Daughters: ke’Ayra Destiny Rogers (Her Mother, Tiffany Gordon), Jordyn Elise Berry-Rogers (Her Mother, Tasha Berry), Juliana Elizabeth Rogers (Her Mother, Allana Davis): Bonus Daughter: Jade Davis (Her mother, Allana Davis)
Na’im Muhammad, Silver Springs, MD
Queen E. Jones, Cincinnati, OH; Bernie Williams, Cincinnati, OH, Faye Sanders, Cincinnati, OH, Bonna Bouldin, Cincinnati, OH.
James Truitt, Cincinnati, OH, Allen Rogers, Jr., Cincinnati, OH, Norman Sanders, Cincinnati, OH, and Darran Sanders, Cincinnati, OH, James Pickett, Cincinnati, OH.
Allen Baldwin, Cincinnati, OH, Edwin Butts (Rosalyn), Cincinnati, OH; Michael Butts, Phoenix, AZ, Cedric Butts, Cincinnati, OH.
Lifelong Special Friends
Tremaine (Michelle) Barnett, Atlanta, GA, Coleman (Tre) Brown, Atlanta, GA, Damian Hollins, Cincinnati, OH, Tracy (Woogie) Isham, Cincinnati, OH, LeVelle (Vell) Griffin, Cincinnati, OH, Kevin (Nate) McCurdy, Cincinnati, OH, Tyrone (Tion) Morgan (Latasha), Cincinnati, OH, Mosi (Mo) Williams (Tiffany), Cincinnati, OH as well as a host of nieces, nephews, great cousins, extended relatives, and many more friends.