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 Chester Eugene Rodgers

Chester Eugene Rodgers

Birth
Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, USA
Death 27 Jun 2010 (aged 85)
Cary, Wake County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 54384471 · View Source
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Chester E. Rodgers, 85, took his last flight on Sunday, June 27, 2010. He was born September 20, 1924 in Toledo, OH to the late James and Catherine (O'Neil) Rodgers. Chester retired after 28 years of service as a pilot for the US Air Force. He served during WWII, Korean and Vietnam War. Among his other medals, he was awarded The Distinguished Flying Cross twice during his tour in Vietnam. He divided his time during retirement between Toledo and Daytona Beach, FL where he enjoyed golfing with friends and family. He also loved to go fishing in Canada during his summers up north.

Chester is survived by a sister, Ann Nieswander of Raleigh, NC, brother, Dan Rodgers (Susan) of Toledo, OH; niece, Cathryn (Ron) Moerbe of Cary, NC; 6 nieces and nephews; 16 great nieces and nephews; 7 great-great nieces and nephews


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  • Created by: John Michael
  • Added: 2 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 54384471
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Chester Eugene Rodgers (20 Sep 1924–27 Jun 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54384471, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by John Michael (contributor 46848992) .