Robert O. Rodrick

EAST PALESTINE – Robert O. Rodrick, 83, of the Parkside Health Care Center, Columbiana and formerly of East Palestine, died at 4:02 p.m. Monday at the Salem Community Hospital.

Born Sept. 28, 1930, in Keene, N.H., he was the son of the late Francis J. and Sylvia (Oliver) Rodrick.

Mr. Rodrick had been employed as a police dispatcher for the Village of East Palestine for 24 years, retiring in 1986. He was a member of the First Church of Christ.

Survivors include two sisters, Janice Weaver of Elloree, S.C., and Bonnie Raley of New Waterford; a brother, Francis “Rudy” Rodrick of Ball Ground, Ga.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Van Dyke-Swaney-Rettig Funeral Home with Mr. Robert Helbeck, minister, officiating. Burial will follow in Glenview Cemetery.

Friends may call from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

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