Passed away peacefully at the Sault Area Hospital on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, in his 68th year.
Survived by his children, Jason (Lisa) and Jennifer (Peter). Grandpa to Danika and Austin. He is survived by his siblings, Jerry (Bianca), Brian (Marylin), Debbie (Ron) & Donna (Mike).
Rod worked for 40+ years as a welder and pipe-fitter throughout Ontario. In his youth Rod was a well known stock car driver having won many races in the 70’s driving number 92 at Northern Raceway. Rod was an avid antique collector who loved to show up out of nowhere with a trunk full of treasures. Adored grandfather of Danika and Austin, Rod would always go to great lengths to find them something special.
A Come and Go Celebration of Life to honour Rod will take place on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at the Water Tower Inn “East/Centre Hall” from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Friends and family are welcome to stop by to pay respects and remember Rod.
Special thanks to the Sault Area Hospital nurses and doctors for his excellent care. In lieu of flowers, donations payable by cheque to the SAH Foundation.
Arrangements entrusted to Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington St. E., 705-759-2522).