Robert Rodney

By on July 26, 2012

Robert Rodney, 74, of Kaneville, passed away peacefully at home on July 20, surrounded by the love and prayers of his family.

He was born Feb. 11, 1938, the son of Ray and Minnie Rodney. In 2007, Robert became president of the village of Kaneville.

He is survived by his loving wife of nearly 46 years, Georgia (Larkin) Rodney; four children, Carol Lynn Moore, Sharon Anne Rodney, Shelly Rae Lindsey and Catherine Cornejo; seven grandchildren, Jacob Charles Moore, Molly Sharol Lindsey, Riley Sophia Lindsey, Nathan Robert Moore, Avery Lynn Moore, Rhett Selby, Gabriel Sebastian Cornejo; and one sister, Joan Woitovich.

The family will host a memorial service Saturday, July 28, at 10:30 a.m. at Kaneville United Methodist Church, 46W764 Main Street Road, Kaneville. Following the service, there will be a time of visitation from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., including a light luncheon at the church.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in Robert’s name to benefit the Kaneville Fire Department: Checks may be made to the “Kaneville Fire Department” and mailed in care of P.O. Box 66, Elburn, 60119. Tributes may also be forwarded to the same address or on the web at