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“This makes me so sad. His smile lit every room. I am so very sorry - ”
1 of 20 | Posted by: Paige Kostelnik - Clayton, NC

“My heart is sadden with the news of Shoun passing. May God grant you comfort and strength in this time of sorrow. He was special ”
2 of 20 | Posted by: Marisa Richardson Holt - NC

“As a classmate and friend, I would like to share my sincere heartfelt condolences to the Family. From Youth Sports to SSS Sports, Shoun contributed...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: Avis "Fritz" McMullen - Bowie, MD

“During your time of sorrow,may you be provided with the love of the Father, who will carry you through this difficult time. ”
4 of 20 | Posted by: Daphney Sanders - Family Friend

“My condolences goes out to you Glenda and the rest of your family. God will cover you and the family. ”
5 of 20 | Posted by: Brenda Buie - Smithfied, NC

“MY HEART GO OUT TO MY SISTER ”
6 of 20 | Posted by: ANNETTE HALEY - RALEIGH, NC

“Thinking of you and your family, mayGod Bless! ”
7 of 20 | Posted by: Lyman Chapman - Raleigh, NC

“MAY YOU FIND COMFORT ”
8 of 20 | Posted by: JERRY WHITE - Family Friend

“Ms. Glenda, Nelson, and Tot, Sorry to hear of DeShoun's passing. May the memories that you have help during this time. Will always remember him...Read More »
9 of 20 | Posted by: Tanja Sewell - Friend

“To the Roger's Family,It seems like it was yesterday that we played football together at SSS. In Mrs.Moore's algebra class, Shoun, Hugh, and myself...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Gregory Stancil - Princeton, NC

“So sorry for your loss Shaun was like a big brother to me ”
11 of 20 | Posted by: Jacqueline Lowe - Brooklyn, NY

“My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. DeShoun was a great classmate and friend. He will forever be in our hearts. SSS Class of 83' ”
12 of 20 | Posted by: Rebecca Graham Cabe - Classmate

“Ms. Glenda I'm sorry to hear about the passing of your son and my friend shown. We got to spend some time at various get togethers at the VA after we...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: Kenneth Blackwell formerly ( Barfield) - CA

“I had the honor of serving with Deshoun. First met in Greece back in 89. RIP brother. ”
14 of 20 | Posted by: Ron Kelly - FL

“Ms. Glenda, My heart is heavy to hear of Shoun's passing. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Latanya Merritt ”
15 of 20 | Posted by: Latanya Merritt - Family Friend

“We were deeply saddened to hear about the death of your love one. We know how difficult this must be for you. You are in our thoughts and prayers ...Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: Pastor Bob O'Neal - Zebulon, NC

“A Truly unforgettable Gentleman, first met in Greece in 1989, Gone but never Forgotten! Rest in Peace x Vee x ”
17 of 20 | Posted by: Venetia house - friend

“My condolences go out to the family shoun was a very good friend. ”
18 of 20 | Posted by: Sandra Kowe - Smithfield, NC

“My condolences go out to the family shoun was a very good friend. ”
19 of 20 | Posted by: Sandra Kowe - Smithfield, NC

“So Sorry to hear of your passing, i will miss our little chats, Rest in peace sweetheart x ”
20 of 20 | Posted by: Venetia House - Friend


Mr. Deshoun "Shoun" Montorryl Rodgers was born on January 11, 1965 in Goldsboro N.C the youngest of three children to Mr. Jarvis Samuel Rodgers and Glenda Haley Rodgers in Smithfield, North Carolina. Shoun joined his family church Juniper Grove Disciples at an early age. Shoun graduated from Smithfield Selma High in 1983 where he excelled in his studies as well as on the football field, receiving many football honors during his high school years. Shoun continued his studies at Elon University and East Carolina University before joining the Military and serving in the United States Army.
After traveling the world during his time in the Military and his honorable discharge, Shoun returned home to his family in North Carolina. Shoun spent many years working in a career he loved and learned from his uncle Jeffrey Rodgers as an Audio-Visual Engineer. After living for several years back in North Carolina, Shoun relocated to Los Angeles where he lived out his final days.
Shoun was very talented and loved to work with his hands. A "Jack of all Trades", he spent a lot time landscaping, building, and cooking great meals. Shoun was a friend to many and always willing to help those he loved.
He is preceded in death by his father, Jarvis Samuel Rodgers; his Grandparents, Joseph and Pearl Haley and Gladys Rodgers.
He is survived by his four daughters, Cassandra (Sandy) Rodgers McFadden (Khalil) of Durham N.C.; Sade Rodgers Lyons (Demarcus), of Durham N.C.; Danielle A. Rodgers and Gabriella D. Rodgers of Los Angeles, CA; one grandson, Caden McFadden; a Special friend; Ms. Cynthia ''Cindy'' Sullivan. Of Selma, NC. His mother, Glenda Rodgers of Durham N.C.; Brother, Nelson Rodgers of Atlanta, GA; Sister, Letitia "Tot" Williams (Tyrone) of Four Oaks N.C.; Sister, Jackie Lassiter (Harold) of Four Oaks N.C.; Special Nieces and Nephews, Natalie Sanders of Smithfield, N.C., Jasmine Holder and Jarvis Rodgers of Durham N.C., Dalton Williams of Four Oaks, N.C.; Harold "Packy Wack" Lassiter (Lenora) of Four Oaks, N.C.; and a host of loving aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Special thanks to the 1983 Senior Class of Smithfield-Selma High School, childhood friend, Hugh Sanders.

Open Casket:
Sunday, March 12
1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sanders Funeral Home Chapel
806 E Market St
Smithfield, NC 27577
(919) 934-8416

Funeral Service:
Monday, March 13
11:00 AM
Juniper Grove Disciples Of Christ Church
5350 US Highway 301 S.
Four Oaks, NC 27524

Interment:
Monday March 13
Selma Memorial Gardens
Selma, NC 27577

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Sanders Funeral Home
806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577
Tel. (919) 934-8416
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