November 14, 2010
Thursday, November 18, 2010 11:00 AM Northside Baptist Church
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 6 - 8 pm
Melvin L. Rodgers, 73 of Mechanicsburg, passed away, Sunday, November 14, 2010 in the Springfield Regional Medical Center.
He was born March 1, 1937 in Houston, MS the son of the late Susie Fennel (Huddleston) and William Sidney Rodgers.
Melvin served his country in the United States Army. He retired in 1997 after 42 years from GoodYear as Credit Manager. He was a member of the Northside Baptist Church in Springfield. Melvin was an ordained deacon. He enjoyed golf and attending his grandchildren’s sporting events.
Melvin is survived by his wife of 52 yrs., Lila Faye Rodgers, his son, Michael Lewis (Elizabeth) Rodgers, his grandchildren, Megan, Cody and Allison Rodgers all of Mechanicsburg; his brother, Sidney E. Rodgers of Augusta, GA, his sister, Joy (Charles) Bunk of Yulee, FL and numerous nieces and nephews.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 6- 8 p.m. on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home Mechanicsburg.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 18, 2010 in the Northside Baptist Church with the Pastor David Hill officiating.
Burial will be held in Sapa Cemetery in Eupora, MS.
Memorial contributions may be made to Northside Baptist Church, P.G.C. (Pray, Give, Celebrate) 2425 Derr Rd, Springfield, Ohio 45503 or to the Mechanicsburg Wrestling Program, 60 High St., Mechanicsburg, Ohio 43044.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com