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Obituary for William D. Rodgers Jr.

William  D.   Rodgers Jr.
Turner – William D. “Buck” Rodgers, Jr., 54, of Jay died Thursday, May 24th as the result of a motor vehicle accident. Born in Rumford, January 11, 1964, he was the son of William D. Rodgers, Sr. and Elizabeth (Wigfield) Rodgers. He was a self-employed contractor (delivery driver) for Hudson RPM of Gorham. He was also worked as handyman. He loved spending as much time as he could with his wife and daughter, watching NASCAR, going 4-wheeling and taking day trips to wherever his heart desired. He was also a cancer survivor. He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Loralee (McInnis) Rodgers and his daughter, Rebecca. His sisters, Peggy Crawford and her husband James of Maine and Florida, Tracey White of Rumford, Terry Andrews and her companion Larry McLain of Rumford, Thelma Diekfuss and her husband Marlin of Florida, his brother Clifton Rodgers of Augusta, and Bernard Hopkins of Lewiston, who William considered a brother. His aunt, Barbara Rodgers of Florida and lots of cousins in Florida and Pennsylvania. Many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Sisters-in-law, Charlotte Mesko of Winslow and Valaree McInnis of South Paris and many close friends. A couple which he thought of as brothers, Lucien Desrosier, Sr. and Robert Patneaude, He was predeceased by his parents. He will be dearly missed by all. Messages of condolence may be sent to:

Rodgers, Jr. – William D. “Buck”, 54, of Jay, Maine, died Thursday, May 24, 2018 in Turner, Maine. A Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Loralee Rodgers, C/O Finley Funeral Home, 15 Church Street, Livermore Falls, Maine 04254 to help the family with funeral expenses.

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