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Willam Lee Rodgers

April 25, 1947 ~ November 10, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Willam Rodgers Obituary

William Lee Rodgers, 76, of Lucasville, died, Friday, November 10, 2023 at SOMC. He was born April 25, 1947, in Portsmouth, to the late James and Clara Rodgers.

Bill was a 1966 graduate of Portsmouth High School, where excelled in several sports. He was an avid Cleveland Browns and Cincinnati Reds fan, loved to play cards, and was a member of the New Boston Eagles.

In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by a daughter, Tamara Rodgers, two brothers, Tom and Donald Rodgers, a granddaughter, Ashley Rodgers, and daughter-in-law, Rachael Rodgers.

Bill is survived by his wife, Linda Hood, four sons; Keith Rodgers, James Rodgers (Vicki), William Rodgers (Polly), and a great-grandson that he raised as a son, Hunter, two daughters, Tonia Willis and Billie Galloway (Buck), a brother, Charlie Rodgers (Jane), two sisters, Patricia Bertram and Betty Day, several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Funeral services will be 6:00 P.M. Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at Melcher Hammer Funeral Home in Portsmouth, with Pastor Mike Gifford officiating. A visitation for friends and family will be on Tuesday, from 4:00 P.M. until the hour of service at 6:00 P.M.

In lieu of flowers, the family ask the donations be made in memory of Bill to ProMedica Hospice Serving Southern Ohio, (formerly Heartland Hospice), 205 North Street #400, Lucasville, OH 45648

A special Thank You to Machala, his nurse, and Kerri, his Caregiver.

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Funeral Service
November 14, 2023

6:00 PM
Melcher Hammer Funeral Home
1417 Offnere Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662

November 21, 2023

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Melcher Hammer Funeral Home
1417 Offnere Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662


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