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Rodney Lee Childers

September 9, 1960 — April 4, 2023


Rodney Lee Childers 62 of Lancaster, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, April 4, 2023 at his residence.

He graduated from Bloom Carroll High School where he also played basketball. He was a carpenter for Suncraft Decks with 15 years of service.

Rodney loved gardening and football including watching the OSU Buckeyes and the Cleveland Browns.

He is survived by his children, Angela (Jesse Randazzio) Childers, Kelly Childers all of Columbus, Ohio and Elizabeth Haskins-Childers in the US Navy; granddaughter, Ansley Randazzio; mother, Dora Childers of Lancaster, Ohio; former wife and family friend of 13 years, Debbie Childers of Columbus, Ohio; sister, Becky (Kevin) Yockey of Tampa, Florida; favorite aunt and uncle, Deignese and Neil Crabbe of Columbus, Ohio; several nieces and nephews.

Rodney was preceded in death by his father, Harold Childers.

Funeral service will be held Thursday, April 13, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. in the FRANK E. SMITH FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL, 405 N. COLUMBUS ST., LANCASTER, OHIO 43130.  Burial will follow in Lithopolis Cemetery.  Family and friends may visit 1 hour to the service at the funeral home on Thursday.

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Thursday, April 13, 2023

12:00 - 1:00pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Thursday, April 13, 2023

Starts at 1:00pm (Eastern time)

Frank E. Smith Funeral Home Chapel

405 North Columbus Street, Lancaster, OH 43130

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