Calvin Leon Rodgers

Sunrise: June 22, 1953

Sunset: June 9, 2022

Calvin Leon Rodgers better known as “Cadillac” Rodgers, was called to eternal rest on June 09, 2022 in Chesapeake, VA. He was a native of North Hampton County, NC born June 22, 1953. The son of the late Johnnie Rodgers and Magertha Young.

“Cadillac” as he is formerly known, attended John F Kennedy High School in Suffolk, VA. He worked tirelessly as a stage builder with Hunnington Ingalls formerly known as Newport News Shipyard before becoming disable. Prior to, Calvin was a contractor at different shipyards as a tank cleaner. Calvin was also employed at Smithfield Packing for over 10 years.

Cadillac Calvin had a great love and passion for his children and family and he proved it. Calvin leaves to cherish his memory: His stepfather Melvin Young of Suffolk, VA, 5 children, daughter Sheerinita “Buffy” Lawrence of Chesapeake, VA, son Jacobi “LilBit” Frazier, stepson Lamont “Redd” Frazier daughter Lynnette Nate King all of Portsmouth, VA and daughter Sheba Sherenita Frazier-Mills (Shawn) of Chesapeake, VA. 7 siblings, 3 sisters, Edna Rodgers of Norfolk, VA, Deborah Mundy (Aldridge) and Ozella Rodgers both of Portsmouth, VA. 4 brothers Johnnie Rodgers of Suffolk, VA, Donnell Rodgers (Tenita) of Portsmouth, VA, Rufus Rodgers of Norfolk, VA, and Jacobi Rodgers of Portsmouth, VA. Calvin has 16 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. A devoted friend Jacqueline “Jackie” Sykes and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.


Viewing Friday, June 17, 2022 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 5605 Portsmouth Boulevard Portsmouth, VA 23701 Service COME IN PERSON OR WATCH LIVE ONLINE Saturday, June 18, 2022 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Portsmouth Chapel Interment Olive Branch Cemetery Portsmouth, Virginia *Masks Required*

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    Mr&Mrs Robert &Renee Cuffee says

    We are sorry for loss of Nephew Calvin Leon Rodgers and better known as “,Cadallic”and will miss you and my best friend and May God your family.Amen

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    Worrell Family says

    Our family is so sorry of the passing of Calvin. You all have our deepest sympathy. ❤🙏😥

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    Lonnie Hodges says

    🙏🏽/Condolences to Rodgers family.💐

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    James "JR" Mateen says

    I’ve known Cadillac for over 30 years from working at the shipyard. He was a great guy and also very funny. He will be greatly missed. Sending my condolences to his family and praying that God will give you peace and comfort during this difficult time.

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