Roderick E. Barnell, 44, of LaGrange, IN died Monday, August 15, 2011 at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne, IN.
Living his lifetime in Sturgis, MI and LaGrange, IN he had worked at Forest River in Middlebury, IN as a production worker. He was a member of LaGrange Christian Fellowship in LaGrange, IN.
Mr. Barnell was born on October 24, 1966 in Sturgis, MI to Stanley W. and Beverly L. (Greshaw) Barnell.
On October 24, 2010 in LaGrange, IN he married Tonya M. Rheinheimer; she survives in LaGrange.
Also surviving are his father and step-mother, Stanley and Loretta Barnell of Sturgis, MI; two daughters and a son-in-law, Roxanne and Alan Hawkins of Angola, IN and Rockelle Reaper of Hamilton, IN; two step-daughters, Arielle Aldrich of Cocoa Beach, FL and Makena Lytle of LaGrange, IN; a step-son, Joshua Lytle of LaGrange, IN; a granddaughter; six sisters and three brothers-in-law, Jane and Rob Paulus of LaGrange, IN, Debra and James Mobeck of Wakarusa, IN, Lorena and Tim Pendleton of Sturgis, MI, Mary Barnell of Jacksonville, IL, Christine Bradshaw of Corpus Christi, TX, and Cathy Murr of Goshen, IN; four brothers and a sister-in-law, Kenton Deal of Shipshewana, IN, Mike Barnell of Sturgis, MI, Charles and Bonnie Six of Marcellus, MI, and Robert Frain for San Diego, CA; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Beverly Barnell; and a son, Justin Barnell in 2007.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, August 18, 2011 at 10:00 am at LaGrange Christian Fellowship, 114 N. Detroit St., LaGrange, IN with Pastor Corey Happner officiating.
Memorials may be made to LaGrange Christian Fellowship.
Read Roderick Barnell's Obituary and Guestbook on www.fruripmayfuneralhome.com.