|ODESSA - Rodger Glyn Commers, age 64, of Odessa, Texas, passed
away on Tuesday, December 29, 2020. Rodger Glyn Commers was born
in El Paso, Texas on Monday, February 20, 1956 to the late Juanita Jean
(Weaver) and George Commers.
He graduated from Permian High School in 1974 and continued to
Odessa College studying industrial engine repair and HVAC.
He married Sharla Commers on June 28, 1975; they were married for 21
years, divorcing in 1996 but remained close friends. Rodger taught
swimming lessons and later worked as a Life Guard for the YMCA for 5
years. He worked as a diesel mechanic for Delta Drilling for 2 years and a
security guard for Network Security for 2 years. He worked as a boiler
operator, moving up to plant manager for Thermonetics, which became
Win-Sam Inc., at the University of the Permian Basin for 42 years.
Rodger enjoyed scuba diving, target shooting, hunting, fishing, water
skiing, water fun in general, and video games. He worked with the Red
Cross for many years teaching water safety, life guarding and first aid. He
was also a girl scout for many years, first helping his mom's troops and
then assisting with his daughter's troops. Rodger was a member and
Deacon at Bethany Christian Church.
Rodger Glyn Commers is survived by his children; Christy Commers,
Curtis Commers, Colton and wife Loraina Commers; grandchildren;
Addison Bryant, Hunter & Tucker Commers; siblings; Richard Commers of
Odessa, Texas, Jorgina & Richard Tamplen of Lubbock, Texas; nieces,
nephews, extended family and many friends. Rodger is preceded in death
by his parents; Juanita Jean (Weaver) and George Commers.
A visitation will be held on Monday, January 11, from 6-8pm at
Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home in Odessa. A funeral service will be held on
Tuesday, January 12, at 2pm at Bethany Christian Church with burial
immediately following at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Odessa. In lieu of
flowers, the family wishes you consider making a memorial donation in
Rodger Glyn Commers' honor to Bethany Christian Church at 4522 N
Everglade, Odessa, Texas, 79762; or MD Anderson Cancer Center at
1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, Texas, 77030.
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|Rodger Glyn Commers
February 20, 1956 - December 29, 2020