Rodger Paul Buffett
Newark - Rodger P. Buffett, 72, passed away on Monday, March 8, 2021, after a brief illness at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to Roosevelt Children's Center, 848 Peirson Ave., Newark, NY 14513 in Rodger's memory.
Rodger was born the son of the late John and Georgianna (Perkins) Buffett on Saturday, May 22, 1948, in Ogdensburg, NY. Rodger graduated from Ogdensburg High School class of 1967. In 1970 he enlisted in the United States Air Force and served his country for four years. Rodger enjoyed bowling, golf, movies and watching the Buffalo Bills play. Most of all, Rodger loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Rodger will be remembered by his loving wife, Rita Buffett; children Jason (Angela) Buffett, Robert Buffett, Sarah Buffett, Stacy Buffett and Stephanie (Allen) Halsey; grandchildren Megan, Abby, Hayden, Riley, Noah, Evan, Owen, Keyara, Jordan, Alex, Kiersten; sister, Pauline (Wes) Eart; sister-in-law, Janet Buffett; brother-in-law, Gary Wertman; several nieces and nephews.
Rodger was predeceased by his granddaughter, Hali Austin; sisters Joann (John) Wunder, Jackie Wertman and Shirley (Pat) Riley; brother, Richard Buffett.
To honor Rodger's wishes, all services will be private for the family.
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