Rodney E. Coonrod, age 56, passed away Tuesday, April 19, 2016.
Memorials: Family requests donations be made to Nolan Catholic High School, 4501 Bridge St., Fort Worth, TX 76103-1160 or Union Gospel Mission of Tarrant County, P. O. Box 1957, Fort Worth, TX 76101.
Rodney was born June 16, 1959 in Fort Worth, Texas to Albert E. (Gene) Coonrod Jr. & Ophelia (Faye) B. Patterson. During his childhood he was a Boy Scout and an avid baseball/softball player. He graduated from Nolan Catholic High School and attended Tarrant County College. May 25, 2001 he married Sherryl L. Coonrod. He retired as produce manager from Kroger Co. He loved to watch the Texas Rangers, Dallas Cowboys and Nascar and he enjoyed listening to his music like, Lynard Skynard, The Beach boys and Chicago to name a few.
Rodney is preceded in death by his parents; grandparents and great grandparents; nieces and nephews, Leslie Powell, Brittney Powell, Nathan Alexander and Nicholas Aaron.
He is survived by his loving wife, Sherryl L. Coonrod; children, Kyle Coonrod and spouse, Kayla, Jennifer Croft and spouse, Trey, Matthew Cook and spouse, Sasha, Joshua Focht and Ashley Hurst; grandchildren, Elizabeth, Corbin, IIiana, Jaymee, Evelynne, Lee, Kacey, Ryan, Logan and Jerry; siblings, Beverly Coonrod Lewis, Michelle Coonrod Crites and husband, Melissa Coonrod Gillihan and husband; nieces and nephews, Ashley Powell, Harlon Crites, Ehren Lewis and Hailey Lewis, Brittany, Jessica and Cortney; uncle, Dwight Patterson and wife, Terry; brother and sister in law, Paul Lewis, Charles Heston and Paula Shrimplin and numerous lifelong friends.