Rodney McGarey

March 21, 2014

Rodney Dean McGarey, 54, of Lafayette, passed away Friday, March 21, 2014 at the Mulberry Health and Retirement Community. He was born July 16, 1959 in Lexington, KY to Pastor James and Nancy (Penrod) McGarey and they survive. He married Karen S. Huffer on December 14, 1979 in Frankfort and she also survives.;Rodney was a 1977 graduate of high school in Versailles, KY and attended college at Mt. Vernon Nazarene in Ohio. He served in the United States Air Force from 1982 to 1984. He worked for Welty Custom Exteriors in Frankfort for 10 years and Subaru of Indiana (SIA) in Lafayette for 17 years. He was a member of Harvest Chapel in Lafayette. He was also a member of the NRA and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening.;Surviving along with his wife and parents are his daughters: Melissa J. Cornell (Robert) of Lafayette, Leah Knowles (Gregory David) of Colfax, and Bethany Osborn (Quentin) of Caneyville, KY, sisters: Darlene McClimans (Leon) of Sheridan, IL and Linda McEwen (James) of San Antonio, TX, brother: John McGarey (Sue) of Kankakee, IL, Grandchildren: Cambria and Caislyn Cornell, Hayden, Donovan, and Jasper Knowles, Oliver, Gideon, Silas, Amos, and Titus Osborn, and several nieces and nephews.;A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014 at First Assembly Community Ministries, 108 Beck Lane, Lafayette, IN 47909. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Rodney;39#s memory to Harvest Chapel, 1019 Wabash Avenue, Lafayette, IN 47905 or Big Horn Calvary Fellowship, 389 Woodley Lane, Hardin, MT 59034. Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center is honored to assist the McGarey family.


10 Condolences for “Rodney McGarey”

  1. Christie C.

    I am very sorry to read of your family’s loss and would like to express my condolences. I hope you will find comfort as I have in this promise from the God of all comfort–Psalm 34:15-18

  2. Sheila Horn

    I am very sad of the news of the loss of such a kindhearted and loving man. Rodney would help everyone and always had a smile to brighten the day. He was genuine and funny. He loved the Lord and his family! I will keep the family in my prayers and hope your wonderful memories with Rodney will be of some comfort.

  3. Aaron & Anita White & Kids

    We are very dear friends of Pastor McGarey and Nancy and we want to extend our sympathy to you all. Nancy and Pastor spoke of Rodney and his humor often. May God’s love surround you during this time. Love to all, Aaron, Anita, Rachel & Noah White – Thomasville, NC

  4. Remaly Family

    We love you guy’s! Rodney’s big smile and bubbly spirit will be greatly missed. We praise God that is has healed Rodney in His great way! You are in our prayers. Neal, Deb and Gabrielle

  5. Victoria Garrison Martin

    Karen I am so sorry to hear this news Sending Hugs to you at this difficult time my thughts and prayers are with you

  6. steve rider

    I was saddened to hear the news about Rodney. He was always a very good friend to me

  7. steve rider

    I am sorry for your loss. m May the Lord keep and comfort you.

  8. Vickie Crew Richardson

    Heaven gained another angel. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  9. Alicia Gephart

    So sorry for your loss Karen! You and your family has been in my thoughts and prayers!

  10. Jackie (Miller-Foley) Munson

    Karen and family, I was not aware Rodney was in Mullberry Home or I would have been in to see him when I saw my Mom. here m. I am so sorry God called him home way too soon for us left w/ GREAT memories of his laughter and great love for and his family. He loved you all so much. His blessings on you in this hard time. Jackie n

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