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Kenneth E. Rodgers, 79, passed away Monday, February 18, 2013 at New Harmonie Healthcare with his family at his side.

He was born in Gibson County on August 6, 1933 the son of Edgar and Georgia L. (Jobe) Rodgers.

Kenny was a graduate of Griffin High School and a member of the Griffin Christian Church. He was a farmer all of his life in the Wabash River Bottoms. Kenny enjoyed farming, fishing, woodworking, cooking and entertaining.

He is survived by his son, Jeffrey A. (Carol) Rodgers of Poseyville; two grandchildren, Ryan (Brittney) Rodgers and Jennifer (Randy) Collins; seven great-grandchildren, Dawson, Karlee and Aspen Rodgers, Zach Otake, Arionna, Adyn and Avery Collins; and a special friend Jan Cleveland.

Kenny was preceded in death by his grandparents, Calvin A. and Ada M. (Hale) Jobe and his parents.

Service will be held Friday at 10:00 a.m. February 22, 2013 at Holders Funeral Home with the Elder Eddie Martin officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Griffin.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Special thanks are extended from the family to Beverly Stone, Kate Wagner and the staff at New Harmonie Healthcare.