Rodney S. Patnode, 72, of Richmond, Va., passed away unexpectedly on Sept. 5, 2018. He was born in Plattsburgh, N.Y., on Nov. 3, 1945, the son of the late Ransom and Florence (Belanger) Patnode. Rodney was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He worked at General Electric until it's closing and then became a Contractor. He was a remarkable man with an ingenious mind and a kind soul who loved animals. He is survived by his son Randy and his wife Susan Patnode of Plattsburgh, son Todd and his wife Carrie Patnode of Wasilla, Alaska, son Scott Patnode of Cocoa, Fla., stepdaughter Kim Farrell and her fiance Mike Anderson of Manassas, Va., stepson Chad and his wife Wendy Pettis of Angier, N.C., and eight grandchildren. Arrangements were completed by the Cremation Society of Virginia. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Richmond SPCA, 2519 Hermitage Rd., Richmond, VA 23220.
Published on September 13, 2018