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Melvin W. Rodgers, 86, died August 11, 1995, at Lakeview Hosiptal from kidney and heart failure.

Born June 22, 1909 in Salt Lake City, to Eli B. and Loretta W. Rodgers. Married Florence May Barlow in Salt Lake LDS Temple June 14, 1934. She died August 10, 1980. Married Maurine Parrish October 30, 1981; later divorced.He was an active member of the LDS Church, serving in many organizations. His main focus was with the youth of the church. He coached junior baseball for many years, was district and regional director of athletics. Served as PTA President for Stoker School. Did volunteer work for Golden Years Senior Citizen Center.

Melvin served in the Swiss/Austrian Mission for the LDS Church. Served in Army Medical Corps in Germany and France during World War II. Worked as produce manager, Haywards Market and O.P. Skaggs. Agent for Prudential Insurance Co. for 15 years. Assistant cashier at Farmers State Bank, Supervisor Davis County School District. Melvin's hobbies were woodworking, bowling and gardening. His neighbors will miss his huge tomatoes.

Survived by one daughter and two sons, Mrs. Nancy (David) Campbell, Draper; Larry (Nancy Rodgers, West Bountiful; Steven Rodgers, Salt Lake City; 11 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; one sister, two brothers, Mrs. Mary Alice Eakle, Eli B. Rodgers, Jr., Kenneth Rodgers.

Funeral services will be held Friday, 11 a.m., Bountiful Tabernacle, Main and Center Streets. Friends may call at Russon Brothers Bountiful Mortuary, 295 No. Main, Thursday 6-8 p.m.; 9:45-10:45 a.m. at the church prior to services. Interment, Bountiful Memorial Park.

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