Rossie – Richard Michael "Rick" Rodgers, 53, passed away Tuesday at his home.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, May 4th at 11:00 am at the Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur with David Hart, pastor of the First Congregational Church and Presbyterian Stone Church, Ogdensburg officiating and burial in Oxbow Cemetery.

Richard was born March 11, 1960 in Jamaica, NY, the son of Calvin and Marie Kugler Rodgers.

He graduated from Hicksville High School on Long Island and Mater Dei College in Ogdensburg.

Rick worked various jobs including employment at a steel fabrication shop, print shop, and most recently at a car dealership as a detailer. He enjoyed his pets, reading, and gardening.

Rick is survived by his companion Barbara Och, his mother Marie Rodgers of Lake Monticello, VA, a sister Karen and Carey Akron of Lake Monticello, two brothers Calvin and Diane Rodgers of St. Cloud, FL, William Rodgers of NYC, NY, nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by his father.

Memorial donations may be made to the Potsdam Humane Society, 17 Madrid Avenue, Potsdam, NY 13676.