Murray L. Rodgers, 91 of McPherson, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 21, 2015, at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center. He was an oil field worker and was a security guard for National Cooperative Refinery Association.
Murray served in the U.S. Navy during WW II.
Murray was born on July 3, 1924, in Skiatook, OK, the son of Robert Leonard and Kathryn A. (Schafer) Rodgers. He attended Windom High School. On January 9, 1945, Murray was united in marriage to Rita E. Poe.
Survivors include: Rita of the home; two brothers, Leonard Rodgers and wife, Pauline, of Phoenix, AZ and Carl Rodgers and wife, Shirley, of Agra, KS; five grandchildren, Pamela Grover (Jeff) of Sandy, UT, James Buller of Concordia, KS, Murrita Terronez of Wichita, KS, Janelle Brown (Dustin) of Garden Plain, KS, and Mellissa Stone (Eric) of Las Vegas, NV; and 13 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sons, Michael Rodgers and Teddy Rodgers, two brothers, Arel Rodgers and Alden Rodgers, daughter-in-law, Charlene Beacham, grandson-in-law, John Terronez, II, and great-grandson, Justin Hull.
The funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM, Saturday, September 26, 2015, at Grace Bible Church with Rev. Rich Duerksen officiating. Burial with Military Honors will follow at Windom Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Friday, September 25, at Stockham Family Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.
Memorial donations may be given to Grace Bible Church in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Murray L. Rodgers please visit our Sympathy Store.