Jacob Andrew Rodgers, 24, died on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, in Perkins.
His funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Strode Funeral Home Chapel in Stillwater with Reverend Kyle Anderson officiating.
Interment will follow at Carney Cemetery. Strode Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Jacob was born in Oklahoma City on June 23, 1988. He was raised in Perkins by his loving parents, Georgia (Vance) Chappell and L. Edward Chappell III.
Jacob was a tender-hearted young man who loved his family and his girlfriend very much. He suffered a lot due to his illness, but he is now free and healthy with our Lord.
He is preceded in death by his grandfather, Jim Vance; aunt, Jenna Vance; and grandfather, Jon Rodgers.
He is survived by his parents; grandmother, Georgia Vance; grandmother, Claire McCann; biological father, Robert Rodgers; brother, R. Joseph Rodgers; sister, Kristen Chappell; niece, Karlee Rodgers; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Pallbearers will include Tara Vance, Joey Rodgers, Drew Wright, Eddie Chappell, Jeremiah Russell and Shawn Davis.
Memorial contributions may be made in Jacob’s name to the Family Memorial Fund, c/o Strode Funeral Home at PO Box 487, Stillwater, 74076.
Condolences may be sent and an online obituary viewed by visiting strodefh.com.