Bill Rodgers

Obituary of Bill Rodgers

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William R. Rodgers, 92, of Carlinville, IL, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, IL. Bill was born on July 29, 1931, in Chesterfield, IL, the son of Thomas and Lula May Houseman Rodgers. He was a U.S. Army veteran during the Korean War. He worked at Prairie Farms Dairy as a leadman in the plant until his retirement in 1993. He also drove a school-bus in Carlinville for 10 years. Bill was preceded in death by his parents, wife Linda, sister Luella Scalise, brothers Howard and Charlie Rodgers, and half-brothers: Donald Wilson and Morse Rodgers. Bill was a member of St. Paul's UCC in Carlinville. He married Linda Kuester on June 4, 1955. He loved and cared for his family. He enjoyed gardening, bike riding, traveling with family and friends and especially liked family gatherings. He is survived by his daughters; Julie (Brad) Barton of Waterloo, IL, and Kathy (Don) Jones of Boliver, MO, and son Bill and life partner Linda Worley of Oconomowoc, WI, grandchildren; Amanda Putnick, Nicole (Mike) Ehrenstrom, Matt Barton, Amy (Chris) Huff, great-grandchildren; Jordyn Huff, Emilia and Ellie Ehrenstrom. A private family service will be held. Memorials may be made to Crohn's and Colitis Foundation or St. Paul's United Church of Christ. Please visit to leave condolences or light a candle in his memory. Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Carlinville, is assisting the family with arrangements.
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12:00 pm
Tuesday, May 14, 2024
Prairie Lawn Cemetery
Rt 4 South
Carlinville, Illinois, United States
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