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Kenneth Everett Rodgers was born August 11, 1945 in Blackfoot, Idaho to Russel Joseph and Verda Lottie Rodgers. He lived in Texas for most of his adult life and resided in Euless, Texas for the past several years. He passed away in his home after a short fight against cancer on Friday, July 29, 2011. He was 65 years old.
He graduated from Snake River High School in 1963. He worked for American Potato for several years. After moving to Texas, he worked in the swimming pool business. He had a passion for the outdoors that included playing golf but mostly enjoyed fishing and hunting.
He was preceded in death by his parents and wife Maria Avila Rodgers, as well as three brothers, Joseph Rex, Leonard and Wayne Dale Rodgers.
He is survived by his wife Luisa, two sons, Kenneth Scott Rodgers of Calif. and Jason Joseph Rodgers of Texas, and two daughters, Maria Nichelle Lecceadone and Jody Lee Lauderdale, both of which reside in Texas. He also had two step daughters, Cassandra Nakamura of and Sim Ngiraiwet both of Texas. In addition, he had 10 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. He is also survived by two brothers, Clinton Russel Rodgers of American Falls. Idaho, and Larry Gene Rodgers of Jacksboro, Texas and four sisters, Mary Louise Hart of Pocatello, Idaho, Beverly May Kelly of Blackfoot, Idaho, Shirly Elaine Baron of Moreland, Idaho, and Carol Ann Akers of Blackfoot, Idaho. He also had numerous nieces, nephews, other extended family members as well as many special friends.
A funeral service will be held Monday, August 8, 2011, at Memorial Park Funeral Services, 8525 Mid Cities Blvd. in North Richland Hills, Texas, at 1 p.m.