James Rodgers

Published 5:09 pm Tuesday, October 13, 2020

James “Jim” Mac Arthur Rodgers, 78, of Smithfield, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020.

He was the son of the late Eutaw James Rodgers and Mildred Frances Dean Rodgers. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Annette Murphy Rodgers; daughter, Addenna Cox (J.C.); son, Ronald Ellis Jr. (Penny); grandchildren, Erica, Julia, Danielle, Ryan, Nina and Preston; great-grandchildren, Makayla, Leah, Wesley, Kindyl and Kyleigh; brother, Chauncey Rodgers (Sharon); and his faithful friend, “Bear” the dog. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Douglas Rodgers. Jim enjoyed golf, racing, car shopping and playing softball.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donation be made to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be registered at www.littlesfuneralhome.com.

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