Edward L. Rodgers, 84, of St. Marys, passed away Friday, August 3, 2018 at Southeast Georgia Health System Camden.
Born July 18, 1934 in Cottondale, FL, he was the son of the late John C. and Gertrude Stephens Rodgers. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, J.C. Rogers and Roy Rodgers, and sisters, Kathleen Rodgers and Agnes Gainey.
Mr. Rodgers had been a resident of Camden County since 1942, and was retired from Gilman Paper Company with 30 years of service. He was a member of the F&AM Masonic Lodge #109 in St. Marys and Scottish Rite #1835. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, hunting, and his main hobbies were working on cars, lawn mowers, bikes, boats and motors. He was of the Methodist faith.
Graveside services will be held Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 11:00 am at Oak Grove Cemetery in St. Marys, with Pastor J. Roy White officiating and with Masonic Rites. The family will receive friends at Allison Memorial Chapel on Tuesday, August 7th from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
Survivors include his wife, Bobbie Ann Hart Rodgers of St. Marys; daughters, Teresa Lynn Rodgers Meeks (Jimmy) of St. Marys and Penny Suzanne Rodgers Parsons (Darwin) of Dawsonville, GA; grandchildren, James Edward Register (Jillian), Jennifer Lynn Dickey (Brad), William David Jones, and Dawn Elise Register; great grandchildren, Amanda Register, Katlyn Register, Lauren Register, Colton Holland, and Gabriel Holland; several nieces and nephews.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.