Mar 10, 1930 – Sep 28, 2019
A Memorial service for Shoshoni resident, Calvin C. Rodgers, 89, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, October 11, 2019 at Davis Funeral Home with Pastor Matt White officiating.
Calvin Carol Rodgers was born on March 10, 1930 in Bassett, NE to James Franklin and Ella (Kops) Rodgers. When he was young the family moved to Riverton, WY where he attended school.
Cal ran heavy equipment working road construction throughout Wyoming living in many different towns. He then built oilfield locations for Campbell Construction. He settled in Shoshoni and had lived there for the last 45 years. He was a member of the Eagles Club.
On January 15, 1972 he married Violet Margaret Sian in Greybull, WY. They combined their families and became a family of 10, one girl, Carol, and seven boys, Dick, Mike, Richard, Mike, Chris, Larry, and Steve. He and Violet were married for over 47 years before he passed.
Cal enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, snowmobiling, building Christmas trees and crafts and yard work. He loved being with his family, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. He was always the life of the party.
He is survived by his wife, Violet Rodgers; sons, Dick (Marilynn) Rodgers, Mike (Mary) Rodgers, and Richard Rodgers; step-sons, Mike (Renae) Bohl, Chris Bohl, Larry Bohl, and Steve Bohl; eight grandchildren; and twenty great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Ella Rodgers; brothers, Paul, Wilber, Foster, James, and Clifford; sisters, Neva Stoner, Elva Rodgers, Helen Sutton, Helena McCormick and infant baby sister; daughter, Carol Silbaugh; and great grandson, Calvin Rodgers.
Memorials may be made to Violet Rodgers in care of Davis Funeral Home, 2203 West Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501.
On-line condolences may be made to the family at www.TheDavisFuneralHome.com.
Mr. Rodgers passed away on September 28, 2019 at the Hot Springs County Hospital in Thermopolis, Wyoming.
He was born on March 10, 1930 in Bassett, Nebraska, son of James and Ella (Kops) Rodgers.