Rodney Lynn Orsbon
Rodney Lynn Orsbon

SUNBURY, Ohio — Rodney Lynn Orsbon, 74, , formerly of Convoy, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, in his home in Sunbury, Ohio.

He was born in Eastern, Ky., on Aug. 13, 1939. He was the son of the late Cola and Rebecca (Ratliff) Orsbon.

On May 30, 1959, he married Monty Kay Dougal, who survives at their home in Sunbury, Ohio.


He retired from Panhandle Eastern Pipeline Company in 1995. He enjoyed spending time with his family and watching the grandkids play sports.

Survivors include: a son: Neal (Lori) Orsbon of Convoy, Ohio, and two daughters: Kalin (Tom) Tice and Tiffany (Brian) Wood, both of Hilliard, Ohio; grandchildren: Becki (J.R.) Mollenkopf, Kris (Erica) Lytle, Levi (Taylor) Orsbon, Jordan (Nicole) Lytle, Briggs (Courtney) Orsbon, Quintin Tice, Garrett Wood, and Colton Wood; great-grandchildren: Brynn Mollenkopf, Kaylee Mollenkopf, Cole Lytle, and Carolina Lytle, and a sister-in-law: Marlene Schwing of Katy, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his brother: Jerry Orsbon; his sister and brother-in-law: Mary Sue (Orsbon) and James Hyitt; his father- and mother-in-law: Williard and Leota Dougal, and a sister and brother-in-law: Kathleen (Dougal) and Robert Brotherwood.

There will be no viewing. There will be a church memorial service for family and friends at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 6727 State Route 49, Convoy, Ohio 45832.

In lieu of flowers and gifts, the family requests that any memorials in his name be directed to the Village Ministry Center of Convoy: http://vmcconvoy.org/ P.O. Box 10, Convoy, OH 45832.