VERNON, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Richard Pressley Rodgers, age 83, died at home, on Friday, June 4, 2021.
He was born on September 15, 1937, in Kinsman, Ohio, a son of Olive Catherine (Ohl) and Warren Pressley Rodgers.
Richard was a 1955 graduate of Vernon High School.
On August 30, 1957, he married Carol Ann Shaffer.
He worked for the former Sheet and Tube of Youngstown, Ohio.
Richard was a member of the Gustavus Masonic Lodge and was a 32 degree Mason.
He is preceded in death by his parents; three children, Richard C. Rodgers, Catherine M. Rodgers and Mark W. Rodgers; a grandson, Matthew W. Rodgers and his brother, Robert Rodgers.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Carol Rodgers of Vernon, Ohio; four grandchildren, Melissa Rodgers, Richard Joseph Rodgers, Pressley Bakos and Stanley Bakos; seven great-grandchildren, Dane, Jamie, Lily, Riley, Kasen, Lukus and Leah and a sister, Hazel (BJ) Martinez of Brookfield, Ohio.
No public services will be held.
Burial will take place in Kinsman Cemetery.
Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service of Kinsman handled the arrangements. Share a fond memory or condolence at www.baumgardnerfuneralhome.com.
A television tribute will air Wednesday, June 9 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV.