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Rodger Otto Brown

October 25, 1942 - September 18, 2015

Brown, Rodger Otto, 72, of Bellaire, Ohio, formerly of Bulltown, Martins Ferry, OH died Friday September 18, 2015 at his home.

Rodger was born October 25, 1942 in Martins Ferry, Ohio a son of the late Paul and Margaret Gross Brown.

He was a Union Master Barber and owner operator of Rodgers Barber Shop in Bellaire, OH for 43 years.
He was a member of St. John Catholic Church Bellaire, OH, the Bellaire Lions Club, He was an avid golfer and a member of the Moundsville Country Club.

Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, were an Infant sister, Odette Brown, a sister and brother-in-law- Dolores and Joseph Suriano.

Surviving is his wife Joan I. Caruth Brown, two daughters, Mary-Margaret Licht and her husband Bryan of Macedonia, OH and Cindy Lou Ashmore and her husband Ben of Columbus, OH., a brother, Richard (Mariann) Brown of Taveres, FL., three grandchildren, Carmen Marie Licht, Owen Paul Licht, and Joshua Lee Ashmore, several nieces, nephews and many close friends.

Family and friends will be received 2pm-8pm Sunday, September 20, 2015 at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 441 37th Street Bellaire, Ohio, Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be at 2pm Monday at St. John Catholic Church Bellaire, Ohio with Fr.Daniel Heusel as Celebrant.

Interment will be at the convenience of the family at Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove, Ohio.
Vigil will be at 7:45pm Sunday.

Memorial contributions may be made to, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or the Cleveland Clinic Children’s Oncology.

The family extends a special thanks to Medi-Home Care and Hospice nurse Carol for her compassionate care.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, September 20, 2015

Time: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, Bellaire Chapel

441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906

Service Information

Date: Monday, September 21, 2015

Time: 2:00 pm


St. John Catholic Church

Bellaire, OH 43906

Cemetery Information


Holly Memorial Gardens

P.O. Box 36
Colerain, OH 43916

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