Rodney Venable, Sr.

March 12, 1955, July 16, 2019

Rodney Venable, Sr.

Rodney Lee Venable, 64, of Beaumont, died Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston. He was born on March 12, 1955, to Charldean Irwin Venable and Le “Street” Venable, in Beaumont. Rodney was a loyal employee of Smart’s Trucking and Trailer for fourteen years. He loved fishing for trout in the Ozarks in Missouri. Rodney was a dedicated father and devoted husband.

Survivors include his wife, Clydell Venable of Beaumont; daughter, Andriea Wilkinson and her husband, Thomas, of West Point, New York; son, Rodney, Jr.; stepdaughter, Brittany Anitsakis and her husband, Jon, of Beaumont; brother, Charles Venable of Ravenna, Ohio; and grandchildren, Kortnie Wilkinson, Lynzie Wilkinson; and Melanie Wilkinson.

He is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Bill Venable.

A gathering of Mr. Venable’s family and friends will begin at 10:00 a.m., with his funeral service to follow at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 20, 2019, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. His interment will follow at Haven of Rest Cemetery, Beaumont.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, P.O. Box 98018, Washington, D.C. 20090-8018.

Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - Major Dr.
1605 N. Major Drive Beaumont, TX 77713
Saturday, July 20, 2019
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Funeral Service
Broussard's Mortuary - Major Dr.
1605 N. Major Drive Beaumont, TX 77713
Saturday, July 20, 2019
11:00 a.m.
Haven of Rest Cemetery - Beaumont
Hwy 90 West At Greenpond Road Beaumont Texas 77713

Comments (6)

  • Bettye Gail Venable Swanzy

    07 August 2019 at 02:04 | #

    Hi I am so sorry to hear of Rodney passing. I will be praying for you. And all the family.


  • Janet Decuir

    20 July 2019 at 01:17 | #

    Clydell, It’s hard to understand why people are taken from us, but find comfort in knowing you were a special part of Rodney’s life. I hope it lightens your burden to know I’m here for you.


  • ricky graves

    18 July 2019 at 20:17 | #

    Rodney, we miss you dearly. Our hearts and prayers are with you and everyone around you. GOD Bless your soul and thank you for all of the wonderful times and love you shared with us. Love Always, Paula, Ricky & family


  • Ron Brack

    18 July 2019 at 15:49 | #

    Rodney, you will be missed my friend. We had many great days as we grew up and I will always remember you as that friend that was always there.. God bless you


  • Valarie F Randall

    18 July 2019 at 02:47 | #

    Clydell we are so terribly sadden to hear about Rodney's passing. May you find strength in knowing that he is now in the lords hands.


  • Slena graves

    18 July 2019 at 02:34 | #

    Clydell so sorry to hear of Rodney’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family


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