In memory of
Royal Brown "Buddy" Rodgers
Royal "Buddy" Brown Rodgers November 19, 2020 Royal "Buddy" Brown Rodgers, 97, of Buchanan, passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2020. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Watts Rodgers; his parents, Martell Oliver Rodgers and Bessie Owen Johnson; son, Kenneth Brown Rodgers; and sister, Rose Marie Rodgers Wheeler. Buddy had forty years service as a route salesman, product complaint manager, driver trainer for Dr. Pepper Bottling Company, retiring in 1986, then he began a twenty-year career for Botetourt Funeral Home as a Funeral Assistant, was a life member of the Buchanan Volunteer Fire Department and a dedicated worker for the Buchanan Firemens Carnival for over 30 years. He is survived by his children, Charlotte R. and Steve Cahoon, Jennifer R. Clark, Lou Anne R. and Jim Welch, Royal B. II and Beth A. Rodgers, Taylor (Butch) Rodgers, Brian (Trigger) and Sonja Rodgers; sisters, Mildred O. Cregger of South Carolina, Hilda O. Clark of Front Royal, and Maxine Hadley of Bozrah, CT; grandchildren, Allyson Cahoon (David Evans, fiancée) Samantha Cahoon, Cameron and Addisyn Rodgers, Kent Clark, Madeline Welch, K.B. Rodgers, Melanie Henson, Mark Rodgers, Scott Hampton; and cherished great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. The family would like to express their love and appreciation to Buddy's caregivers, Kendall Johnson, Rhonda Penner, Norma Broughman, Connie Sorrells, Rhonda Burks, Ruby Johnson, Barbara Crawford, Edith Austin, and Kristie Hayslett. Buddy's visitation will be held from 12 noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday, November 22, 2020, in the Buchanan Chapel of Botetourt Funeral Home, 14920 Lee Highway, Buchanan, Va. A graveside service will be at 12 Noon on Monday, November 23, 2020 in Fairview Cemetery, Buchanan with the Rev. Marina Gopadze officiating. Those wishing to make a contribution, please consider, (BAMA) Buchanan Area Ministerial Association, P O Box 537, Buchanan, VA 24066. Online condolences may be made at www.botetourtfuneralhome.com .
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In memory of
Royal Brown "Buddy" Rodgers
Royal "Buddy" Brown Rodgers November 19, 2020 Royal "Buddy" Brown Rodgers, 97, of Buchanan, passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2020. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Watts Rodgers; his parents, Martell Oliver Rodgers and Bessie Owen Johnson; son, Kenneth Brown Rodgers; and sister, Rose Marie Rodgers Wheeler. Buddy had forty years service as a route salesman, product complaint manager, driver trainer for Dr. Pepper Bottling Company, retiring in 1986, then he began a twenty-year career for Botetourt Funeral Home as a Funeral Assistant, was a life member of the Buchanan Volunteer Fire Department and a dedicated worker for the Buchanan Firemens Carnival for over 30 years. He is survived by his children, Charlotte R. and Steve Cahoon, Jennifer R. Clark, Lou Anne R. and Jim Welch, Royal B. II and Beth A. Rodgers, Taylor (Butch) Rodgers, Brian (Trigger) and Sonja Rodgers; sisters, Mildred O. Cregger of South Carolina, Hilda O. Clark of Front Royal, and Maxine Hadley of Bozrah, CT; grandchildren, Allyson Cahoon (David Evans, fiancée) Samantha Cahoon, Cameron and Addisyn Rodgers, Kent Clark, Madeline Welch, K.B. Rodgers, Melanie Henson, Mark Rodgers, Scott Hampton; and cherished great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. The family would like to express their love and appreciation to Buddy's caregivers, Kendall Johnson, Rhonda Penner, Norma Broughman, Connie Sorrells, Rhonda Burks, Ruby Johnson, Barbara Crawford, Edith Austin, and Kristie Hayslett. Buddy's visitation will be held from 12 noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday, November 22, 2020, in the Buchanan Chapel of Botetourt Funeral Home, 14920 Lee Highway, Buchanan, Va. A graveside service will be at 12 Noon on Monday, November 23, 2020 in Fairview Cemetery, Buchanan with the Rev. Marina Gopadze officiating. Those wishing to make a contribution, please consider, (BAMA) Buchanan Area Ministerial Association, P O Box 537, Buchanan, VA 24066. Online condolences may be made at www.botetourtfuneralhome.com .
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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improving forest health, improving area watersheds, and will provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-50

About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-100

 

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. New trees will be planted in the Superior National Forest, located in northeastern Minnesota, and planting will take place at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall) by a team of certified arborists.

Product Details:

  • A digital (PDF) certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s Legacy guest book, noting your contribution.
  • An entry in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improving forest health, improving area watersheds, and will provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

Your choice to plant memorial trees not only honors the life and legacy of your loved one but also helps to improve and preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-x
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