Homer Rodgers Obituary

Homer Earl Rodgers
Homer Earl Rodgers

March 28, 1938 - April 1, 2008
Born in Greenwood Co., SC
Resided in Ninety Six, SC



Homer Earl Rodgers, 70, resident of 6416 Hwy 25 S., husband of Iilene Marie Forbes Rodgers, died April 1, 2008 at Hospice House in Greenwood.

Born in Greenwood County, March 28, 1938, he was a son of the late Clyde Johnson and Fannie Sue Goff Rodgers. He was a graduate of Greenwood High School and Western Carolina College. Mr. Rodgers was a US Navy Veteran and he retired as Safety and Training Manager from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. Since his retirement he operated a small family farm.

A member of First Presbyterian Church in Cartersville, Ga., he was also a member of the Elks Lodge #1969, the CLM Hunting Club and the Greenwood Beef Association.

Mr. Rodgers was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

Surviving in addition to his wife of the home are three daughters, Michele Rodgers Wagner and Karen Lynn Rodgers, both of Marietta, GA and Nancy Rodgers of Atlanta, GA; a step-daughter, Tina Woodard of Mobile, AL; a step-son, James McConkey of Cartersville, GA; a sister, Barbara Jean Smith of Greenwood; grandchildren, Steve and Katherine Wagner, Gavin Akers, Josh, Aaron, Jacob and Ansley Woodard, Tiffany and Katie McConkey.

Also surviving is his first wife, Kay A. Boulier.

He was predeceased by his brothers, James E. Rodgers and Charlie A. Rodgers and a sister, Ruth McClain.

Funeral services will be conducted at 4:30 Wednesday from the Blyth Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Malcolm Woodard officiating.

Private family burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Gardens.

Honorary escort will be Karl Wagner, Steve Wagner, Joseph Akers, James McConkey, Josh Woodard, Aaron Woodard and Jacob Woodard.

The family is at the home on Hwy 25 S and will receive friends at the funeral home from 3:30 to 4:30 Wednesday afternoon.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Care of the Piedmont, 408 W. Alexander Ave., Greenwood, SC 29646 or to Greenwood Cancer Fund, c/o Sara Hartung, PO Box 612, Greenwood, SC 29648.



Blyth Funeral Home
1425 Montague Avenue
Greenwood, SC US 29649
Wednesday, April 2, 2008
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Blyth Funeral Home Chapel
1425 Montague Ave
Greenwood, SC US 29649
Wednesday, April 2, 2008
4:15 PM
Greenwood Memorial Gardens
Hwy 25 N.
Greenwood, SC US 29649
Family Gathering
The Rodgers Home
6416 Hwy 25 S.
Ninety Six, SC US 29666
Tuesday, April 1, 2008
Wednesday, April 2, 2008



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