Thomas Rodgers

November 30, 1926 - May 6, 2012

Rodgers, Thomas Obituary

Thomas Livingston Rodgers, II, 85, of Front Royal died Sunday, May 6, 2012, at Loving Arms.

Services will be private.

Mr. Rodgers was born November 30, 1926, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, son of Donald Scott and Frances Burke Rodgers. He was a retired trust officer.

He was a 1948 Harvard graduate where he became a welterweight Ivy League boxing champion. He was also a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh Law School.  He had a lifelong love of hiking, photography, and sports car racing. He was married to the late Gail Read MacKenzie Rodgers.

Surviving are the mother of his children Blanche Nordeen; his children Livingston Rodgers, III, Lisa Nordeen and her husband John, and Jeff Rodgers and his wife Natalia; a grandson Steffen Rodgers; step-children Katharine Read Slonaker, Elizabeth Slonaker Heaton, Eric Christopher Slonaker, and Robert MacKenzie Slonaker; and his step-grandchildren Amanda Heaton Williams, Julie Jennings Heaton, Clara Elizabeth Heaton, and Taylor MacKenzie Slonaker.

Memorial contributions may be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork St., Winchester, VA  22601 or to Loving Arms, 103 Lee Burke Rd., Front Royal, VA  22630.


May 6, 2012

Services will be private.

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