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“God bless George Sr ”
1 of 30 | Posted by: Donald Williams - Cleveland, OH

“I love you grandpa:) ”
2 of 30 | Posted by: Amanda - Poland, OH

“george was a fine individual and a great competitor with our Big Rigs Pulling Series. we had many very nice days and nights at the pulling events...Read More »
3 of 30 | Posted by: rick feicht - jamestown, PA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Rood family. Mr. Rood and family are some of the nicest people I have ever worked for. ”
4 of 30 | Posted by: Bill & Sherry Cronin - Rochester, PA

“Justin, I know how much you loved your grandpa. I also know how much of an influence he was to you while working side-by-side in his garage. He had a...Read More »
5 of 30 | Posted by: Brandon Niehaus - mason, OH

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Janey (Kelly's sister)Bob & Alaina Lupean ”
6 of 30 | Posted by: Janey & Bob Lupean - Indian Trail, NC

“George and Diane...two o the greatest people I have had the pleasure of knowing. Enjoy the dance in Heaven George...we'll see you soon enough!! ”
7 of 30 | Posted by: Raynor Swegan - Elk Grove, CA

“A Wonderful, True, Faithful Man of God. ”
8 of 30 | Posted by: Paul and Christine Spalding - OH

“Sorry for your loss & may God Bless. Chuck,Debbie,Jean,& Dante' Berkheimer ”
9 of 30 | Posted by: Chuck Berkheimer - Hebron, OH

“Diane and family: Joyce and I offer our sympathy to all of you in George's death. May the Lord be your comfort and strength. ”
10 of 30 | Posted by: Ronald L Moser - Youngstown, OH

“It has been a real pleasure dealing with Mr. Rood here at R&R over the years. He was a true gentleman and will be missed by all. ”
11 of 30 | Posted by: Rich Straight - Youngstown, OH

“I AM VERY SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS.MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOUR FAMILY. ”
12 of 30 | Posted by: JIM POSTLETHWAIT - MINERAL RIDGE, OH

“Dear Julie, we are praying for you and your family. Your friends from Thursday 10:00 Crackerbarrel. ”
13 of 30 | Posted by: Jeff Tussey - Cincinnati, OH

“My Dad, Howard Porter, used to haul mail with George. We were blessed to know George. Our deepest sympathy and prayers for your family. ”
14 of 30 | Posted by: Howard and Pam Porter - Boardman, OH

“For Julie: I am so sorry to hear about your Dad. He sounded like a wonderful man and I know how much you loved him. It is so difficult to lose a...Read More »
15 of 30 | Posted by: Diane Deller - Cincinnati, OH

“Mr. Rood was the best person I have ever had the pleasure to work for and know as a friend and an employer. I will miss him very much and my thoughts...Read More »
16 of 30 | Posted by: Deanna Dillon - Poland, OH

“My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this time. He will be greatly missed, but we know He is with his Lord walking streets of gold...Read More »
17 of 30 | Posted by: Betty (Yeany) Manns - Youngstown, OH

“Our thoughts and prayers to the entire Rood family during this very sad time. Jim Terry, Bus 11 South Range School ”
18 of 30 | Posted by: Jim and Liz Terry - Ellswroth, OH

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Rood family. God Bless. ”
19 of 30 | Posted by: Jim and Marilyn Pedro - OH

“Our prayers are with the entire Rood family. Mr. Rood was a very nice man and a wonderful man to work for too. ”
20 of 30 | Posted by: Bill & Sherry

“My condolences to the whole Rood family on the loss of George. I still to this day remember when I first started to work for him as a shop attendant ...Read More »
21 of 30 | Posted by: KEVIN ZIEGLER & FAMILY

“My deepest sympathy to the family in this sad time. ”
22 of 30 | Posted by: Jon Miller

“Diane and family, Crystal and I are so sad to hear of George's passing. He will be greatly missed by all that knew him. I hope you take some...Read More »
23 of 30 | Posted by: Charlie Condon - OH

“Our hearts go out to you in sympathy for the loss of your loved one. Our prayers will be for the sustaining comfort of the Father in the difficult...Read More »
24 of 30 | Posted by: Barbara & Charles Oliver - OH

“My deepest sympathy to the whole Rood Family. Mr. Rood was a wonderful man, lots of great memories working for him. I will keep all of you in my...Read More »
25 of 30 | Posted by: Reenie Durkin Acierno - OH

“George and Angie, I am truly sorry for your loss. Thinking of you in this difficult time. ”
26 of 30 | Posted by: Rhonda Conway - Girard, OH

“I WAS SAD TO SEE THAT GEORGE PASSED AWAY, HE WAS A GREAT CUSTOMER AND WILL BE SADLY MISSED. ”
27 of 30 | Posted by: DAVE LADIGO - YOUNGSTOWN, OH

“We love you George. We are going to miss you so much. Thank you for showing Jesus Chist to us. We are forever in your debt. And thanks for the...Read More »
28 of 30 | Posted by: Bob and Jackie Powell - OH

“We are so sorry for your loss. We are praying for everyone in your family. ”
29 of 30 | Posted by: The Scanlon Family - Loveland, OH

“I am so sorry for your loss. He was a good man who touched many lives. I know he will be greatly missed. Continuing to keep you in my prayers and...Read More »
30 of 30 | Posted by: Bobbie Ballenger - Naples, FL


Funeral services will be held at 11am Saturday in the Lane Funeral Home Austintown Chapel for George H. Rood, Sr., 69, who died Monday evening with his family by his side at Select Specialty Hospital in Boardman. He was born December 16, 1939 in Ashtabula, the son of Henry W. and Ruth L. (Hawes) Rood. He was a 1958 graduate of Ashtabula High School. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army in which he enlisted after graduating from high school. He was the owner and president of Rood Trucking in Mineral Ridge for the past 45 years. He was a member and preaching Elder of the New Hope Christian Church in Austintown. He also owned and operated a pull truck he called “A Rood Awakening” and he enjoyed cutting grass and taking care of his yard. George was a true family man and he loved his family with all of his heart. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, the former Diane E. Powell, whom he married August 8, 1959. He also leaves behind seven children; George (Angelia) Rood, Jr. of Austintown, Jennifer (Randy) Newell of Springfield Twp., Jeffrey (Jennifer) Rood of Austintown, Douglas Rood of Buffalo, NY, Julie (Alan) Butler of Cincinnati, James Rood of California, and Gail (Kevin) Keaney of Flowery Branch, GA; twenty-eight grandchildren; and two great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Sandra Guernsey, and a granddaughter Kayla. Friends may call from 6-8pm Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Elkhorn Valley Christian Service Camp in Bergholz.