W. Wade Rodgers

April 25, 1918September 20, 2010

W. Wade Rodgers, 92, of Staunton, passed away on Monday morning, September 20, 2010 at Emeritus Assisted Living in Staunton.

He was born on April 25, 1918 in Burnsville, VA and was the son of the late John Bell and Semma Swadley Rodgers.

Mr. Rodgers lived in Augusta County since 1925 and graduated from New Hope High School. He was employed with Merck and Company as a chemical operator for 33 years, and retired on July 1, 1976. He was a member of Grottoes United Methodist Church.

He was the last surviving member of his immediate family and is survived by numerous nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held 11:00 AM, Friday, September 24, at Lindsey Funeral Home in Weyers Cave with Rev. Barbara Gross officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to Grottoes United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 5, Grottoes, VA 24441.

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