Alton Rodgers, Jr.
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Alton Eugene Rodgers, Jr., 80, husband of sixty years to Marveline Thompson Rodgers, died Saturday, December 29, 2012, at Greenville Memorial Hospital.
Born in Fork Shoals, SC, he was a son of the late Alton Eugene and Pawnee Thompson Rodgers, Sr. He was employed for thirty-eight years by the Hav-A-Tampa Cigar Company and a member of Daventon Baptist Church.
In addition to his wife of the home, he is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Debbie and Joey Taylor of Pelzer, Martha and Danny McCuen of Fountain Inn; sister and brother-in-law, Virginia and Olin Riddle of Greenville; grandchildren, Andrea Monroe and her husband Rickey, Scott McCuen and his wife Jamie, Josh Taylor, Jennifer Yeargin and her husband Jay; and great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Gavin, Zachary, Garrett, and Graydon.
He was predeceased by his brother Leland Rodgers and his sister Nellie Mulligan.
Visitation will be 7:00-9:00 p.m. Wednesday at Gray Mortuary. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday at Daventon Baptist Church with burial following at Greenville Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to Daventon Baptist Church, "WMU" or "Music Fund", 312 Daventon Road, Pelzer, SC 29669.
The family is at the home.
Gray Mortuary, Inc.
52 Main St. Pelzer, SC 29669
Published in The Greenville News on Dec. 31, 2012