Rodney V Holstein
Together Forever Through All Eternity. Beloved Husband, Father, Papa, Son, Brother, and Uncle. Loyal to his Country, and to his Employer. Hard worker. Loved his Shelties and other Dogs, Golfing, Camping, and long rides in the country.
Rodney V. Holstein Sr. Obituary
Funeral service for Rodney V. Holstein, Sr., 73, of Eastlake, will be 10 a.m., Thursday, July 19, 2018 at Davis-Babcock Funeral Home, 4154 Clark Ave., Willoughby, OH 44094.
Family will receive friends 4 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at the funeral home.
Rod passed away peacefully Sunday, July 15, 2018 at Regency Hospital with his family by his side.
He was born June 9, 1945 in Charleston, West Virginia.
Rod was a trusted and loyal employee of Hi Tecmetal Group, Thermal Treatment Division. He was respected for his knowledge of the heat treating industry. He took the advice of a former boss to learn all that he could about the trade.
Rod was a loving husband, father, and papa. He loved camping, golfing, taking long country rides, and Cleveland sports. He was very patriotic and loved everything about our country. Over the years, his pampered and loved dogs went with him and his wife.
Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Carol (Crookham) Holstein; children, Laurie Holstein, Lisa (James Spikes) Holstein, and Rodney (Holly) Holstein, Jr.; grandchildren, Kelli, Michael, Matthew, Joshua (Melissa), Stephanie (Eric), Sabelle, and Eric; and several great-grandchildren; sisters, Renee Potter and Gerri Holstein. He also leaves behind three nephews and their families.
He was preceded in death by his son, Jack Holstein in 2004; and his parents, David and Aderinne Holstein.
Final resting place will be in Willoughby Memorial Gardens following the service on Thursday.
Family suggests in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, www.stjude.org or to Lakeshore Assembly of God, 8880 Lakeshore Blvd., Mentor, OH 44060.
Published in The News-Herald on July 17, 2018