Rodney Wayne Stanley of Sarnia died peacefully on Monday, September 14, 2020, at Bluewater Health in Sarnia after more than 3 months in hospital. A big Thank-you to all the Doctor's, Nurses, PSWs, Dialysis team and the rest of the staff in Telemetry, ICU, MED A and Palliative care at Bluewater Health for their excellent care and patience.
The second oldest in the family of four, Rodney was raised with his siblings, Janice Bivand, Cindy Mohammed (Ashfaque), and Kim (Dave Christie). Rodney will be missed by his niece and 3 nephews and is predeceased by his parents, Mildred and Eric.
Rod was the great friend of Alex, Don & Peter. The four friends shared many memories and truly valued each other. Rod attended S.C.I.T.S. high school in Sarnia where he was involved in the high school band, a man with musical gifts, Rod shared his talents by teaching guitar. Rod once worked at the long-missed store Consumer's Distributors, before moving on to work at Suncor.
Rod was known for his optimistic view on everyday events, often stating, "maybe tomorrow will be better," even during his hardest times. Family and friends continue to remember Rod for his kindness and gentleness and trustworthy nature.
Arrangements are entrusted to Gilpin Funeral Chapel. Please leave a memory or condolence online at www.GilpinFuneralChapel.com.