Rodney “Rod” Furr, 71, of Salem, passed away on Saturday, August 10, 2019, at Lewis-Gale Medical Center in Salem.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, John Clarence and Lula Mae Davis Furr, and William Alexander and Ira May Henderson Parham. In addition, he was also preceded in death by his parents, John Richard and Kathleen Carolyn Parham Furr.
Family remaining to cherish his memory includes his wife, Dianne Richardson Furr; children, Jeffrey Todd Furr (Kathy) and Cydney Furr Bennett (Aaron); brother, Richard Michael Furr (Lana); grandchildren, Paul M. Furr, Matthew R. Furr, Sarah E. Furr, Anders E. Bennett, Isaac C. Bennett, and Clara E. Bennett; as well as a special brother-in-law, Larry Richardson.
A memorial service to honor Rod’s life will be held on Friday, August 16, 2019, at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church in Salem.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church Endowment Fund at 125 West Main Street in Salem, Va. 24153. Online condolences may be expressed by visiting www.johnmoakey.com.