Rodney Stanley Howell

June 26, 1958 ~ October 10, 2021 (age 63)


Rodney Stanley Howell of Plymouth, Indiana passed away at 12:39 a.m. on Sunday, October 10, 2021 at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio at the age of 63. 

He was born on June 26, 1958 in McDowell, Kentucky to Naretta Jo (McSurley) Howell and Joe Toliver Howell.  

Rodney was a 1976 graduate of Triton High School in Bourbon, Indiana.  He then attended International Business College in Fort Wayne graduating with an associates degree in accounting.  Rodney loved the outdoors, especially when he could garden and go fishing.  He was also a real car buff having won a number of awards at car shows.  Rodney was a loving father, son, brother and uncle…he was very beloved by his entire family. 

He leaves behind two sons:  Caleb and Austin (both of Rochester, Indiana); sister:  Phyllis King (Bourbon, Indiana); brother:  Gary Howell (Warsaw, Indiana); and his mother:  Naretta Howell (Tippecanoe, Indiana).  Also surviving are eight nieces and nephews, twelve great-nieces and nephews; and his fiancé, Delma.  He was preceded in death by his father, Joe in 2000 and his sister Brenda Iams in 2018.           

Visitation will be held from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Friday, October 15, 2021 at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw, Indiana.  Rodney’s life will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home and officiated by Pastor Mike Hontz.  A graveside service will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Bourbon, Indiana. 

 Memorial donations may be directed to the American Heart Association, Indiana Chapter, 6100 W. 96th Street, Suite 200, Indianapolis, Indiana  46278-6005. 

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October 15, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home
225 Argonne Road
Warsaw, IN 46580

Funeral Service
October 16, 2021

10:00 AM
Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home
225 Argonne Road
Warsaw, IN 46580

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