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“Nancy and family,So sad to here of Ferrells passing.He was a great inspiration to me as a young Christian.As others have mention Ferrell always had a...Read More »
1 of 29 | Posted by: Joe Withrow - Tipp City, OH

“Nancy and family ”
2 of 29 | Posted by: Joe withrow - Tipp city, OH

“Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. ”
3 of 29 | Posted by: Jim and Diana Eberts - Hamden

“So sad to hear of Farrell's passing. My late husband and I was the first couple Farrell married. He was a good man and friend to all Farrell we...Read More »
4 of 29 | Posted by: Mary Colley - Roseville, OH

“My deepest sympathy to the Rood family during this difficult time. Loved my Uncle and he will be greatly missed. Keeping the family in my prayers ”
5 of 29 | Posted by: Crystalee Hoge - Springfield, TN

“Brother Ferrell always had a smile and could raise your spirits with his presence. He always had a positive outlook on life and always gave the Lord...Read More »
6 of 29 | Posted by: Mike & Debbie Bentley - Hamden, OH

“Heart broken about his passing .but we know where he is tonight.He did our wedding. George &...Read More »
7 of 29 | Posted by: George Roberts - Wellston, OH

“Our hearts were saddened when we heard of your depature but at the same time we were rejoicing knowing you entered in a place of rest from all...Read More »
8 of 29 | Posted by: Rev. Donald Greene - Sandusky, OH

“Nancy and Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Many people pass through our lives but there are only the few that leave such an...Read More »
9 of 29 | Posted by: Don and Charlotte Osborne - OH

“He was a good man, I had only seen him a few times but the memory will last. My deepest condolences for your family. He was my great uncle, im Perry...Read More »
10 of 29 | Posted by: Joe Rood - Shelbyville, IN

“I never met Pastor Rood but he took good care of my dear friend Laura Prayers for the family ”
11 of 29 | Posted by: Nancy Mckibben Largent - OH

“I met Pastor Ferrell and Nancy many years ago visiting my Dear friend, Anne Pollard, who was a faithful member of the church he pastored. I was...Read More »
12 of 29 | Posted by: Kathleen Griffith - Groveport, OH

“He always brought a smile to my face. ”
13 of 29 | Posted by: Trudie Brown - OH

“Ferrell. was top notch. all the way around. Sincerely ”
14 of 29 | Posted by: Larry C. Barnes - Wilkesville, OH

“so sorry for your loss. praying for the family and hoping god be with you all at this time. the crisp family ”
15 of 29 | Posted by: linda crisp pack - columbus, OH

“Prayers Nancy for you and your family he was a great man and good friend he will be missed. ”
16 of 29 | Posted by: lisa amerine and steve - zaleski, OH

“So sorry for your loss and indeed a great loss. I grew up I n Zaleski and always thought alot of you all. Very sorry. A true loss ”
17 of 29 | Posted by: cathy james - DRY RIDGE, KY

“He was my childhood pastor. I have many fond memories of attending The Freewill Baptist Church as a child. Pastor Rood would always give me candy...Read More »
18 of 29 | Posted by: Sarai McCathren - Zaleski, OH

“I am so sorry to hear of your grandpa"s passing. I still clearly remember 2 years ago Bryon and I were visiting with Tosa and Nathan from PA. We...Read More »
19 of 29 | Posted by: Gloria Evans - Levittown, PA

“He was a great man that touched so many lives. He will be greatly missed. When my husband passed him and his church opened up to my family and I and...Read More »
20 of 29 | Posted by: Janet Holsinger - Zaleski, OH

“Nancy, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Farrell is singing with the angels. I remember him because of your sister Sandy. I only wish I had had the...Read More »
21 of 29 | Posted by: Lawrence and Frieda Camp - FL

“So sorry to hear of Ferrell's passing, but there's one thing for sure, he is rejoicing in Heaven' He was a wonderful man and one of God's great...Read More »
22 of 29 | Posted by: Gene & Evlyn Timms - Brooksville, FL

“I am so sorry for your loss . Ferrell was a wonderful man, neighbor, friend and his church. He always had a smile on his face and was a joy to be...Read More »
23 of 29 | Posted by: Lisa Sturgill-Susser - Columbus, OH

“My condolences to the Rood family on your loss. Been along time since I seen you folks. Good people, loved you like family. ”
24 of 29 | Posted by: Shiela (Perkins) Evans - NJ

“So very sorry for your loss! He was such a wonderful and sweet man. He and his Wife were always so very kind when they came through work for coffee...Read More »
25 of 29 | Posted by: shannon - McArthur, OH - friend

“Nancy and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Ferrell was such a wonderful person. I so enjoyed waiting on the two of you when I worked at the...Read More »
26 of 29 | Posted by: Sandy (Smith) Seitz - McArthur, OH

“Our deepest condolence to the Rood family. My Husband David and I will fondly remember Ferrell for marrying us. ”
27 of 29 | Posted by: Davi & Lisa Kirby - McArthur, OH

“Ferrell Rood was the pastor for my late mother-in-law and father-in-law. He was also a wonderful family friend during my mother-in-law's extended...Read More »
28 of 29 | Posted by: Douglas Kinder - Friend

“My pastor in the 90s ”
29 of 29 | Posted by: Gary L. Van Bibber, Jr. - OH


Pastor Ferrell M. Rood, age 78 of Zaleski, passed away Friday, December 4, 2015, at the Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio. He was born June 13, 1937 in Huntington, W.Va. to the late Perry U. Rood and Lillie A. Shaver Rood. Ferrell was a 1955 graduate of Wellston High School. He was the Pastor of the Zaleski Free Will Baptist Church for 40years, as well as being a self-employed contractor. Ferrell was an avid West Virginia Mountaineer fan, who enjoyed reading and spending time with his family. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Nancy L. Allman Rood; children, Mark A. Rood, Sr. (Annette) of Pataskala and Sarah L. Rood of McArthur; 4 grandchildren, Mark A. Rood, Jr. (Teresa) of McArthur, Joshua L. Rood of Pataskala, Tosa A.Broome (Nathan) of Wellston and Eric Evans of Washington Court House; 8 great-grandchildren, Morgan, Briston, Bradon, Bridgette, Daitan and Daya Rood, Sarah Cook and Jacob Evans, along with several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by 13 brothers and sisters. Calling hours will be Monday from 6 to 8 PM. at the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston. Funeral service will be Tuesday at 11 A.M. at the McWilliams Funeral Home with Brother Mark A. Rood, Jr. officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Zaleski.

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