|Rodney E. Griffith, 55, of Galesburg, died at 11:58 a.m. Wednesday, January 16, 2013 in Methodist Medical Center, Peoria.
He was born July 28, 1957 in Loveland, Colo. the son of Prentice and Kathleen Frances Griffith.
He is survived by a son, Joshua (and Melissa) Griffith of Macomb, Ill.; a daughter, Amy (and Jeff) Suydam of Cameron, Ill.; friend and mother of his children, Cheryl Woodrow of Galesburg; three grandchildren, Allison and Dylan Griffith and Brandon Suydam; and a sister, Eileen Griffith of Loveland, Colo. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Rodney was an independent contractor. He graduated from high school in Colorado and had lived in Galesburg since 1972. He enjoyed fishing, watching football, riverboat casinos, and spending time with his family, children, and grandchildren.
Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Cremation will be accorded following the visitation. Memorials may be made to the family. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.