Glenn E. Rodgers
Nov. 2, 1951 - January 21, 2017
Glenn E. Rodgers, age 65, of Austinburg Twp., died Saturday, January 21 at the UH-Geneva Medical Center.
He was born November 2, 1951 in Ashtabula, the son of Glenn E. & Leola Belle (Goff) Rodgers and has been an area resident all of his life.
Glenn was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in Korea, Panama & Germany during the Vietnam Era.
He was married to Laura K. Parsons on August 12, 1971 at St. Joseph Calasanctius Church in Jefferson. Glenn worked in the oil field industry much of his life.
He was a member of Jefferson Eagles Aerie Lodge #3881 and ABATE. He enjoyed riding motorcycles, firearms, welding, fishing and hunting.
Survivors include his wife, Laura, a daughter, Roena F. Rodgers of Jefferson, a grandson, Owen Xavier Hilger and five siblings, Glenna L. Hamilton of Ashtabula, Gaylord H. (Sylvia) Rodgers of Ashtabula, Beverly A. (Kenneth) Fertig of Jefferson, Delores M. (Joe) Miller of Jefferson and Rodney C. Rodgers of Ashtabula and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Glenn E. Rodgers in 2011 and a sister, Constance J. Post in 2003.
Visitation will be held Thursday, January 26 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Jefferson Home of Fleming & Billman Funeral Directors and Crematory, 49 W. Jefferson St., Jefferson.
The Geneva Post #6846 of the VFW will offer military honors at 4:45 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Disabled American Veterans, 1240 E. 9th St., Rm. 1017-B, Cleveland, OH 44199.
The Fleming & Billman Funeral Homes and staff are honored to serve the Glenn Rodgers family.
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