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Daniel H. Rodgers

October 3, 1943 - October 5, 2019

Burial Date October 10, 2019

Funeral service for Daniel H. Rodgers, 76 of Sallisaw, Oklahoma will be at 10:00 AM on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Agent Mallory Martin Chapel in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. Burial will follow at Sallisaw City Cemetery in Sallisaw, Oklahoma under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Service, Inc.

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Funeral service for Daniel H. Rodgers, 76 of Sallisaw, Oklahoma will be at 10:00 AM on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Agent Mallory Martin Chapel in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. Burial will follow at Sallisaw City Cemetery in Sallisaw, Oklahoma under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Service, Inc.

Mr. Rodgers was born on October 3, 1943 in Wasco, California to Ermer Penzil (Jones) Rodgers and Francis Willard Rodgers and passed away on October 5, 2019 in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. Dan grew up in Anadarko, OK, graduating in 1961. He attended Draughon’s School of Business and Electronics in Oklahoma City, OK from 1961 – 1962. He was a shoe sales manager in Oklahoma City from 1962 – 1965, then moved back to Anadarko where he began his newspaper advertising career at the Anadrako Daily News. Dan moved to Sallisaw in 1971 and was the advertising manager for the Sequoyah County Times for 23 years and then moved to Tulsa in 1996 and managed the Sand Springs Leader. He loved to dance, in his younger years he enjoyed hunting, fishing and golfing. He also enjoyed camping and traveling. He had many talents, such as coaching little league baseball in the 70’s, participating in the Sequoyah County Community Theater as an actor, stage manager, etc. Also, if anything was broke, he could fix it.

Survivors are:

companion: Virginia Oliver of the home;

2 daughters and sons in law: Michelle Danyce and William Sanders of Sallisaw, OK and Dana Lynn and Kevin Sanders of Sallisaw, OK;

1 son: Daniel Howard Rodgers, Jr. of Oliver Springs, TN;

5 grandchildren: Myka Rae Rhodes and husband, Brandon of Purcell, OK, Kevin Wayne Sanders, Jr. of Sallisaw, OK, Kristin Jean Cranford and husband, Zachary of Van Buren, AR, Johnathon Mack Sanders of Sallisaw, OK, Corey Jay Sanders and wife, Lauren of Sallisaw, OK;

6 great grandchildren: Katelyn Nichole Sanders, Phinley Michael Rhodes, Lyla Kate Rhodes, Lincoln Mack Sanders, Miles Duke Sanders and Aubrey Jayne Sanders;

mother of his children: Alyce (Conrey) Rodgers;

numerous nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends

He was preceded in death by his parents: Willard and Penny Rodgers and sister: Suzanne Alicastro.

Honorary pallbearers will be Daniel Howard Rodgers, Jr., William Sanders, Kevin Sanders, Kevin Sanders, Jr., Johnathon Mack Sanders, Corey Jay SAnders, Brandon Rhodes and Zachary Cranford.

Viewing will be 10 am – 8 pm Tuesday and 10 am – 8 pm Wednesday at Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home in Sallisaw, OK. where the family will greet 6 – 8 pm Wednesday.