Rodney “Rod” Snook

Rodney “Rod” Snook, 54, of Lykens, passed away Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Select Specialty Hospital, Harrisburg.

Rodney was born in Lock Haven, on June 26, 1964, a son of Iolene Snook, of Loganton, and the late Lewis Snook.

He was the husband of Dawn (Mattern) Snook. On May 16, 1992, they were married at St. Peter’s UM Church, Fearnot.

He graduated from Sugar Valley High School in Loganton and attended Nashville Auto Diesel College.

Rod was employed as a diesel mechanic at Cleveland Brothers in Harrisburg and last worked as a truck driver at Zimmerman Truck Lines in Mifflintown.

While in high school, he was active in FFA and 4-H and was also a member of AFMA District 8 and District 11, where he was known as “Tex”.

Rod enjoyed square dancing, camping and loved spending time with his grandchildren. He also assisted his wife with picking out colors for quilts.

Rodney is survived by his wife of 27 years, Dawn (Mattern) Snook; a stepson, Jason Smeltz, and his wife, Casey, of Urban; six siblings, David and Pam Snook, Bonnie Beck, Ellen and Sam Meyer, Connie and Mike Overdorf, Gale Snook, and Lewis Snook, Jr.; two grandchildren, Zoey and Taygen Smeltz; a special aunt and uncle, Hilda and Leroy Wagner; as well as aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews, and his fur baby, Faith.

He was preceded in death by a stepson, Jeremy Smeltz; and fur baby, Sandisue.

Viewing will be held on June 22, 2019 at Salem Church of Rough and Ready, 11 Church Road, Klingerstown, from 9 to 11 a.m. with the funeral service following at 11 a.m., with Rev. Keith Dimpsey officiating.

The Stephen R. Rothermel Funeral Home, Klingerstown has charge of the arrangements. To sign the online guest book, please visit www.srrfh.com.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Rebuck Little League, 189 North Shaffer Road, Dornsife, Pa. 17823.

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