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James Rodgers

James V. "Jim" Rodgers

Sunday, August 1st, 1937 - Sunday, June 16th, 2019
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Obituary

James V. “Jim” Rodgers, 81, of Altoona died Sunday June 16, 2019 at his home following a courageous battle with cancer. Jim was born on August 1, 1937 in Altoona, son of the late John E. and Mary Louise (Stoltz) Rodgers.He married Susan M. Walker on May 4, 1985 and she survives. Also surviving are a daughter- Dannette Dewey husband Keith of Reading, 3 sons- James S. Rodgers fiance Jean of Altoona, Michael P. Foor wife Cathy of Hopkinsville,KY, and Brian R. Foor wife Tiffany of Hopkinsville KY. 10 Grandchildren,7 great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, a sister in law- Linda Guida and her husband Billy, a special nephew- Bradley Walker and Jim’s cat- Miss Bib. Jim was preceded in death by a sister- Mary Lou Mackimm. He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church Bellwood, retired from Butterick Fashion Marketing after 38 years as a bindery leadman and also from Martins Food after 16 years as a receiving food clerk.Jim was a 1955 Graduate of Altoona Catholic High School and served in the U.S. Army 101st Airborne from 1955 until 1958. He loved animals, camping, gardening, wood working, and caring for his lawn. Friends will be received from 2-4p.m. and 6-8p.m. on Friday June 21, 2019 at The Good Funeral Home Inc. A Funeral Service will be held at 10a.m. on Saturday June 22, 2019 at The Good Funeral Home Inc. with interment to follow in Alto Reste Park Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, June 21st, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Friday, June 21st, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    The Good Funeral Home, Inc.
    Address
    108 Alto Reste Park
    ALTOONA, PA 16601
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  • Second Visitation

    Friday, June 21st, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Friday, June 21st, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    The Good Funeral Home, Inc.
    Address
    108 Alto Reste Park
    ALTOONA, PA 16601
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  • Service

    Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    The Good Funeral Home, Inc.
    Address
    108 Alto Reste Park
    ALTOONA, PA 16601
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    Officiant
    Rev. David Roesch
  • Interment

    Location
    Alto-Reste Park
    Address
    109 Alto-Reste Park
    ALTOONA, PA 16601
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Denise Horner

Posted at 04:07pm
Jim was a wonderful man: funny,caring and hard working. I feel so privileged to have worked with him and call him a friend. To Sue and his family my thoughts and prayers are with you. He will be missed by so many.
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Sharon Abrams

Posted at 07:47am
My thoughts, prayers and love are with you all.
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Angela Troutman

Posted at 03:00pm
Jim was an epic man, he worked and loved to the maximum..he was there for me when my father passed, I will always treasure out talks and his friendship.
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Louise Grieble Lund

Posted at 12:12am
Susan—-my deepest sympathy and prayers to you and your family. May God comfort you with his eternal love. I will miss my ACHS classmate—I’m grateful for our last gathering. Blessings from Texas—Louise Grieble Lund. ❤️❤️❤️❤️
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Sherry Temple

Posted at 08:55pm
Jim was like a grandfather to me as if I needed anything he was always there for me even if it was just some one to talk to. He would come visit and play with my dogs. On cold days when we were working he would bring me hot chocolate. He will always hold a special place in my heart.
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