Roger Allen McDougal


Temple, TX - , TX Roger was born in Presque Isle, Maine on May 3, 1944 the son of Ronald M. McDougal/MacDougal and Melba Bean MacDougal. He died June 10, 2019 at Scott & White Hospital, Temple, Texas. He grew up in the Easton area and attended local schools. He served in the U.S. Army from November 1961 to December 1981, retiring as a Staff Sergeant. He served two tours in Vietnam 1966 1967 and 1971-1972. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Valorous Unit Award, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry w/Palm, Army Commendation Medal, Drivers-W Badge, Army Service Ribbon, (2) Overseas Services Ribbons and (6) Good Conduct Medals.
After leaving the Army, he drove a semi-truck across our country for twenty years, only ending that career after being injured in a motorcycle accident.
Roger was a member of the Masonic Lodge 130 in Presque Isle, Maine since March 1982. As an avid motorcycle rider, he was a member of Combat Veterans Motorcyle Association and Lifetime Member of Harley Owners Group. Riding under the handle Tazman he a had a great love of life and was always willing to lend a hand whenever and wherever needed. He could pick up a
conversation with anyone he met, never meeting a stranger. Anyone his life touched knew they were truly cared for. Roger leaves behind his wife, Linda McDougal, his son Robert McDougal and wife Sandra, daughter Jani McDougal, step-sons William Embry and Matthew Jones, brother Rodney McDougal, and wife Monica, sister Darla Craig and husband Loomis, sister Gayle MacDougal, along with grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He will be laid to rest July 18, 2019 in the Veterans Cemetary, 281 Civic Center Dr., Augusta, Maine at noon.
Published on July 17, 2019
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Jul 18, 2019
I miss you daddy. I love you.
Jul 12, 2019