Roger “Rusty” Dale Rexrode, 49, of Millboro, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011 at Bath Community Hospital.
He was born Oct. 27, 1961 in Harrisonburg, a son of the late James Randolph and Edith Jane Swearengin Rexrode.
He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He attended Goshen Baptist Church and was a former member of Highland County Volunteer Fire Department. He was a carpenter and provided adult foster care.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Barbara Mitchell and Betty Lotts; and an infant brother, Alvin Mitchell Rexrode.
He is survived by his wife, Sandra Hinty Rexrode, whom he married on Aug. 9, 1985; two sons and daughters-in-law, James Randolph and Lisa Marie Rexrode of Williamsville and Christopher Matthew and Elizabeth Anne Rexrode of Millboro; daughter, Christina Katelyn Allan Rexrode of the home; grandson, Landon Matthew Rexrode; four sisters, Charlotte Botkin of Monterey, Maxine Simmons and husband Charles W. of Staunton, Nancy Stanley and husband, Jerry of Mount Solon, and Brenda Puffenbarger of Staunton; brother, Curtis “Bub” Rexrode and special friend, Harriett Manzione of Monterey; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Rebecca and Don Vest of Churchville; brother-in-law, John Hinty and wife Amy and their son, Christian of Florence, S.C.; brother-in-law, Todd Vest; two sisters-in-law, Donna Varnhart and Debbie Beckter and husband, Eric, all of Hagerstown, Md., and a number of nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was conducted 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 29, at Goshen Baptist Church with the Pastor Scott Reese.
Memorial contributions may be made to Millboro Area Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 295, Millboro, Va. 24460 or Goshen Baptist Church, 51 Baptist Hill, Goshen, Va. 24439.