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Rev. James M. “Buster” Rodgers, 76, of Paducah went home to be with the lord at 9:11 PM on Monday, September 23, 2013 at Lourdes Hospital.

Mr. Rodgers was a painting contractor for 45 years. He was a Baptist Minister for 58 years. He loved painting, gardening, being a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and going to church. Above all that he loved God the most, God was always his #1 priority. Is God #1 with you?

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Norma (Emery) Rodgers; sons, Jim “Roy” Rodgers of Paducah, Billy Rodgers and wife Anna of Paducah; daughters, Norma Diann Rodgers of Paducah, Ruby Rodgers of Paducah; brother, Jack Rodgers of Reidland; grandchildren, Whitney Cumbie and husband Dustin, Kayla Hays and husband Matt, Zach Rodgers, Kristen Rodgers, Bryce Rodgers; great-grandchildren, Kynlee Hays, and Carson Hays.

He was preceded in death by his father, Henry Rodgers; mother, Ira Etta (Smith) Sizemore; 3 brothers; one great grandchild, Lilly Cumbie.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, September 27, 2013 at Hughes Funeral Home of Paducah with Rev. Billy Rodgers and Rev. Tim Bertram officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Kenton Cemetery of Paducah.

Visitation will be after 5:00 PM on Thursday, September 26, 2013 at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to: Walk By Faith Ministries, 2544 Olivet Church Road, Paducah, KY 42001.

You may leave a message of sympathy or light a memorial candle at www.hughesfuneral.com.

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