Rodney Tyler Garner
August 25, 1995 ‒ September 19, 2017
Formerly of Marysville, Ohio
Rodney Tyler Garner, age 22, of Westerville, unexpectedly went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 19, 2017.
He was born on August 25, 1995 in Willard, Ohio the son of Angela C. Fackler and Scott J. Garner.
Rodney attended Marysville schools and was a house painter for Gary Lowe Painting in Westerville.
He was a member of Sunbury Church of the Nazarene and also attended Rock City Church. Rodney dedicated his life to Jesus and was baptized while attending Mid Atlantic Teen Challenge in 2013.
Rodney loved baseball and played through grade school and into high school. He enjoyed skateboarding with friends and had a talent for photography. He also was a huge fan of Cleveland professional sports.
He will be remembered for his tender heart, huge smile, and how he positively impacted the many people with whom he came in contact. He had a close relationship with his sister, Kenzie, never missed an opportunity to play with his nephews and loved spending time with his grandparents. Family was always a priority in Rodney’s life.
He will be missed by his mother Angie Fackler of Westerville; father Scott Garner of Shelby; sister Kenzie of Westerville; grandparents John and Connie Fackler of Shelby, Ohio; aunt Vicki and uncle Jason Moore of Johnstown; cousins Jackson and Grant Moore; uncle Marc and aunt Sue Garner of Willard, Ohio; cousins Ashton Garner and Bronwyn (Chris) Rochford; uncle Kevin Garner of Willard, Ohio; cousin Brandon Garner; and many more cherished cousins, aunts, and uncles.
He was preceded in death by grandparents Rodney Truman and Elnora (Kelley) Garner.
Friends may call on the family Sunday, September 24, 2017 from 2-5 PM at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 637 North State Route 61, Sunbury. Funeral services will be held on Monday at 11:00 AM at the Sunbury Church of the Nazarene, 790 OH-61, Sunbury, OH 43074. Final resting words at the graveside will follow at 2 PM at Maple Grove Cemetery in New Haven, Ohio.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family to assist with funeral expenses. Anything extending the expenses will be donated to Mid Atlantic Teen Challenge.
The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home of Sunbury is honored to serve Rodney’s family. Special memories and condolences can be expressed to them at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com