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Rodney Eugene Sipes

November 14, 1951 — October 15, 2022

Shoals

 

Rodney Eugene Sipes

November 14, 1951 - October 15, 2022

 

Rodney Eugene Sipes, 70, of Shoals, passed away October 15, 2022, after a brief illness, at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie. Born November 14, 1951, in Cale, IN, he was the son of Cecil and Evelyn (Sanders) Sipes.  He married Anna Stroud on June 11, 1971, at the Methodist Church in Indian Springs.

 

Rodney graduated from Shoals High School with the class of 1969. He worked as a laborer at RCA for 29 years and also at Auto Zone, Bedford, where he retired in 2012. He enjoyed gardening and spending time with his family. Rodney served in the United States Army during the Vietnam era.

 

Surviving Rodney are his wife, Anna; children, Jennifer (James) Turner, of Bloomington, and Thomas Sipes, of Mission, Texas; 4 grandchildren, Christopher, Samuel, Jacob, and Rebekah Turner; siblings, Harold (Debbie) Sipes, of Shoals, Brenda Lucas, of Shoals, and Alusha Sipes, of Shoals; brother-in-law, Larry (Shirley) Stroud, of Shoals; sister-in-law, Sherry Young, of Shoals; and several nieces and nephews.

 

Preceding Rodney are his parents; mother-in-law, Marie Stroud; brother-in-law, John Lucas; and sister-in-law, Janet Conklin.

 

Funeral service will be at 1:00 P.M. on Wednesday, October 19, 2022, at the Queen-Lee Chapel of George Funeral Care, Shoals, with Rev. David Mitchell officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Olive Cemetery.

 

Visitation will be from 10 A.M. until the service hour on Wednesday at the Queen-Lee Chapel in Shoals.

 

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.queenlee.com.

 

Memorial contributions may be made to Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services.

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