Born June 30, 1958, in Mount Pleasant, he was the son of Glen and Jean Patterson Rodgers. On June 30, 1990, he married Lorelei Dumler.
Mr. Rodgers was a lifelong farmer, owned and operated Rick’s Auto Body in Wayland and Winfield, worked at BlueBird Midwest for 16 years and worked for the city of Winfield for the past 11 years.
He was a lifelong citizen of Winfield, a 1976 graduate of Winfield-Mount Union High School, earned an auto-body degree from Southeastern Community College and earned a degree in cooling and refrigeration from Indian Hills Community College.
He was a member of Winfield First Presbyterian Church.
He enjoyed his girls and his Yorkie, Abigail Grace.
Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Kara Marie Rodgers, Taylor Jean Rodgers and Haley Ann Rodgers, all of Winfield; three sisters, Ann Freyenberger of Ainsworth; Laurie Kauffman of Wayland; Janet Reynolds of Winfield; two brothers, Terry Rodgers of Wayland and Tony Rodgers of Winfield; and 26 nieces and nephews;
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother and two uncles.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. at Winfield First Presbyterian Church.
The funeral for Mr. Rodgers will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Winfield-Mount Union school gym, with Pastor Michael Scudder officiating. Interment will follow in Winfield-Scott Township Cemetery.
A general memorial has been established in his name.
Honts Funeral Home in Winfield is in charge of arrangements.