William Arthur (Art) Rodda, 92, of Sutter, CA, passed away July 30, 2013 at Rideout Memorial Hospital. Born March 25, 1921 in Merenisco, Michigan. A resident of the Yuba- Sutter area for 85 years. He was the owner of Rodda's Roost along with is wife, Estella for over 22 years.
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Art served in the U.S. Navy during W.W.II, and was a Pearl Harbor survivor.
A graduate of Sutter Union High School, and a member of the V.F.W. of Gridley. Art was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Survivors include his daughter, Arlene Metcalf of Chester; step-daughters Joyce Smith of Yuba City and Barbara Byer of Placerville; step-son Doug Becker of Placerville; and numerous grandchildren & great grandchildren.
Preceded in death by his wife, Estella Rodda in 1991.
Graveside services will be conducted on Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 10:00 AM at the Sutter Cemetery. Visitation will be at Ullrey Memorial Chapel on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM.
Memorial contributions can be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 2425 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95821.
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Published in Appeal Democrat from Aug. 2 to Aug. 4, 2013