2013-01-23 / Obituaries

Robert "Bob" E. Rodgers

ROBERT “BOB” E. RODGERS, 56, of Attica, died Tuesday, January 15, 2013. Bob was born April 8, 1956, in Flint, to parents Archie and Wilma (Skyrme) Rodgers. He married Carol J. Bartel on April 28, 1990 in Lapeer.

Shortly after graduating from high school, he proudly enlisted in the United States Navy for four years. He was a welder in a number of automotive related shops; one of the longer periods was with the former Howell Industries. Bob enjoyed life, from camping and riding bikes to being a fan of NASCAR, listening to music and photography. He will be missed by his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Carol Rodgers; daughter, Carly Rodgers of Attica; mother, Wilma Rodgers Beard of Columbiaville; siblings, Jimmy Rodgers of Otter Lake and Joyce Dorcey of Otter Lake; step-brothers, Michael (Connie) Beard and Gregory (Janet) Beard; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Mr. Rodgers was preceded in death by his father, Archie Rodgers; brother, Charles; and step-father, Clay Beard.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family or the Liver Transplant Program at U of M Hospital.

Funeral services were held Friday, January 18, 2013 at Muir Brothers Funeral Home, Lapeer, officiated by Pastor Kay Leitelt.

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