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Obituary: J.Q. Rodgers, 85, Casey Co., KY native

He was a member of a large highly regarded Casey County family, a retired insurance agent, a member of the Antioch Christian Church, Antioch Masonic Lodge and of the Lexington Shriners. He was a Marine veteran who will receive military honors by the Casey County Funeral Squad.

J. Q. Rodgers, 85 of Danville, KY, originally from the Phil Community in Casey County died Wednesday, September 1, 2010, at the Ephraim McDowell Medical Center.

The funeral service is at 1pmCT/12 noon ET, Friday September 3, 2010, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville ST, Liberty, KY, by Bro. Bryce McCulley. Burial is in Antioch Cemetery with military honors by the Casey County Funeral Squad. Visitation is 6-9pmET/5-8pmCT, Thursday, September 2, 2010 at the funeral home.
Pallbearers are Steven Derringer, Chris Dyke, Matt True, and Danny, Jimmy and Ronald Rodgers.

Honorary pallbearers are Mike True, Steve Wesley, Mark Edison , Larry Napier, Junior True, Raymond Terry, Marvin Douglas , Robin Robinson, Otha Byrd, J. C. Atwood and Ralph Price.

J. Q. Rodgers, Casey Co., KY (1924-2010)

J. Q. Rodgers was born in Casey County on Tuesday, November 11, 1924, he was the son of the late William Lee Sr. and Villa Jane Hendrickson Rodgers. He died Wednesday, September 1, 2010, in Danville, Boyle Co., KY, at the age of 85 years, 9 months, and 21 days.

He was a Marine veteran, retired agent for Monumental Life Insurance Company, member of the Antioch Christian Church and Antioch Lodge #424 and a Shriners of Lexington.

He is the widower of the Lucille Compton Rodgers and Sally Gilchrist Rodgers.

Survivors include the following:
  • One son: Patrick and (Deborah) Rodgers of Liberty, KY

  • One daughter: Ann and (Terry) Derringer of Danville, KY

  • A grandson: Steven Derringer

  • A brother: William Lee Rodgers II

  • Four sisters: Imo Jane Douglas of Kings Mountain, KY; Iva Lee True of Liberty, KY; Georganna Robinson, of Tennessee and Johnnye Powers of Ohio.
In addition to his parents and wives, he is preceded in death by a brother, Fred Rodgers.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donation to the Antioch Christian Church and American Cancer Society.

McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville ST, Liberty, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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