Robert Allen Rodgers

Robert Allen Rodgers, Age 61 of Pettus passed away Wednesday, February 18, 2015 in Beeville, Texas.  He was born on October 26, 1953 to the late Eli and Thelma Rodgers.  He married Jewel Annette(Devall) on June 8, 1974 in Pettus, Texas.

Robert was a Volunteer Fireman for Pettus-Tuleta Fire Department for 43 years and served on the Board of Directors for the Pettus Community Center.  He had an Associates Degree in Auto Mechanics form Coastal Bend College.  He also served on the committee for Coastal Bend College to set up the Auto Mechanics Program.

He is survived by his wife Jewel (Devall) Rodgers of Pettus; daughter, Shannon (John) Hodge; sons, Robert “Robbie” (Oma) Rodgers, Michael (Misty) Rodgers all of Pettus; nephew, Ryan (Kristi) Rodgers of Beeville; Niece, Rashay (Cole) Nesloney of Bulverde, TX; Brothers, Edward Allen Pullin of Virginia, Royce Mitchell Pullin of Pettus; Grandchildren, Victoria (Chris) Lyssy of George West, John Robert Hodge, Marcella Lynn Hodge, Maddisyn Rodgers, Robert Alex Rodgers, Daryn Ray Rodgers, Richard Gomez, Dara Gomez, Stephen Perez and Brandy Perez of Pettus.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Eli and Thelma Rodgers; sisters, Audrey Ann Rodgers, Minnie Wardin; brother, Kenny Rodgers; sister-in-law Retha Rodgers and grandson Gavin Ray Rodgers.

Family Visitation will be Friday, February 20, 2015 from 7PM to 9PM in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel in Kenedy, TX.  Funeral Services will be held at New Life Church Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 2PM located at 4622 181 Business N. Beeville, TX with the Rev. Jesse Berthold officiating.  Interment will follow in the San Domingo Cemetery, in Normana, TX.

Serving as Pallbearers will be Mike Smith, Jack Steele, Lester Kissee, Daryl Freeze, Clifford Bagwell, Quinton Tawater and Joe Cox.

Honorary Pallbearers will be the Pettus-Tuleta Fire Department, Normanna Fire Department and Beeville Fire Department, Beeville Police Department and State Troopers.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Pettus-Tuleta Fire Department.