Kenneth C. Rodman, 87, of East Main St., Earlville, NY passed away Sunday, March 17, 2019 at his home.
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Kenneth was born on October 25, 1931 in Eaton, NY a son of Charles B. and Alice V. Merkt Rodman. He was a graduate of Earlville High School where he excelled in sports. He also played on the Georgetown baseball team and was scouted by the Kansas City Royals. On November 9, 1973, Kenneth married Dolores Hill at the Randallsville Baptist Church, a loving union of over 45 years. Ken worked on the family farms and was also a printer at Mid York Press for 38 years until retiring. He enjoyed hunting, bowling, NASCAR, Clint Eastwood and John Wayne western movies, and loved old country music.
Ken was a member of the Randallsville New Life Church, and a lifetime member of the Earlville Conservation Club.
Surviving are his wife, Dolores; two daughters and sons-in-law, Terry and Michael Randall of Savannah, GA; Nicki and Michael Jasper of Earlville; grandchildren, Courtney (Caleb Gager) Jasper, Austin Jasper, Emily Randall; great-grandson, Mason Gager; brothers, Lyle and Faith Rodman of Earlville; Charles Rodman and Laurie Kane of Earlville; James Rodman and Brenda Shimer of Lebanon; his first wife, Ann Plante of Sherburne; many nieces, nephews and cousins, especially the Merkt and Jantzen cousins. He was predeceased by a sister, Shirley Charles.
Funeral services will be held at 2pm Sunday, March 24, 2019 at the Randallsville New Life Church, 1528 River Rd., Hamilton, NY.
Interment will be made at a later date.
Friends are invited to call at the Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 3 Preston St., Earlville on Saturday, from 5-8pm.
Contributions in his memory may be made to the Randallsville New Life Church, or to the Earlville Fire Department.