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Rodney Gatewood July 11, 1966 - July 23, 2022

Born: Monday Jul 11, 1966

Died: Saturday Jul 23, 2022

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Rodney Tillman Gatewood, age 56 of Eden, passed away on Saturday evening, July 23, 2022 at his home.

A service to celebrate the life of Rodney will be held 1 pm Wednesday, July 27th at Fair Funeral Home Chapel. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.
Rodney was born July 11, 1966 in Rockingham County to the late Joseph Tillman Gatewood and June Land Gatewood.  He attended Fellowship Baptist Church.  Rodney was a avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed camping and most of all spending time with family and friends. He retired from I.T.G. Brands as an Electrician Tech.

He is survived by his wife, Melissa Meeks Gatewood of the home; daughter, Tiffany Gatewood of the home; brother, Duward Gatewood and sister, Connie G. Koontz both of Eden.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at

My thoughts and prayers are with his family.
Bobbie Shough
Love and Prayers for this family🙏💕Heaven has another sweet angel - I know J.T. and June were rejoicing to have you ♥️You will be missed dear friend❤️💗💜💙
Deborah Foddrell
Doug and I are so sorry for your loss.  Rodney was a very nice person, always kind and thoughtful of everyone.  Our prayers are with the family.
Doris Keaton
One of the finest people I have ever known.  He was my best friend growing up, and remained my best friend till the end.   He fought hard and now is at peace. Our prayers are with his family.  He will be missed. 

Todd Dix
Connie and Family, 
 I am so sorry to hear of rhe passing of your brother. Prayers of comfort lifted for all of you. God bless. 
Mary Jane Perdue 
Mary Jane Perdue
Sorry for your loss.     God bless.   
Tim. And Connie. Travis
Dear Melissa, Connie, Duward and family......So very sorry for your loss Rodney was such a sweetheart with an infectious smile!!!! Praying for you all at this difficult time. Love y'all!!!! 💔
Micki Neal
So sorry to hear of Rodney's passing.  Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Ron & Lisa Shively Harbour
Dear Melissa and family.  We were deeply saddened to hear of Rodney's passing. Love and Prayers 🙏 Tommy and Leigh Ann 
Leigh Ann Wilson
We are so sorry for your loss.  May God's peace and love surround you during this difficult time. Our prayers and thoughts are with all of the family.
Your friends, Bobby & Martha Huff
Martha Huff
Myself and our office staff is greatly saddened by Ronnie's passing. He was an important member of our dental family and will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in the days to come, may God give you peace and strength during this time. Cynthia A Bolton, DDS
Cynthia Bolton
Our collective thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, from your work family at Slatter.
Kay Thornton
 We are truly sorry  to learn of Rodney's  passing. Our thoughts and prayers are  with each of you.  May God give you comfort and peace  now and in the days ahead. 
Amanda & Ralph Bailey
Melissa, Duward, Connie and family.  I am so sorry to hear of Rodney's passing.  My prayers are with you all now and in the days to come.  I pray you'll feel that precious peace that only God provides.  Love, Debbie Thompson Horton 
Debbie Thompson Horton
Melissa and Tiffany,  There are no words for a loss as great as this.  I truly am sorry for your loss.  Prayers for you both and your family. 
Brenda Brown Joyce
Dear Tiffany,
I know there is no amount of words that will make you feel better during this time. Just know I am thinking of you and your family and pray for comfort from the memories that will carry on forever, and some will make you laugh and some will make you cry. Please know I am here if you need a shoulder or an ear my dear sweet lady.
Janine Matthews
Melissa and Tiffany,
So sorry for your loss.  Rodney was a great guy and friend.  He will be missed by us all.  Sending all my love and prayers to you both!
Denise Tuggle
  Sincere condolences to the Gatewood family.
  Our thoughts and prayers be with you.
  I'm grateful I got a chance to know Rodney 
  as both, coworker and friend at ITG. 
                                   Mitch Hartman and Family
Mitch Hartman

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