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Richard Pressley Rodgers

1937 - 2021

Vernon, Ohio


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 sixty-three 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

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