Rodney Lee Wingate, age 59, passed to his heavenly home on September 22, 2017 after a brief but courage battle with cancer. Rodney was enthusiastic about his family, golf, and NASCAR.
Rodney was preceded in death by his loving wife, Kathy Smith Wingate, son Cody Wingate, parents Tommy and Janice Wingate, and brothers Barry Wingate and Reggie Wingate.
He is survived by his children Shannon Noelle Neal (Christopher), Rodney Wingate Jr. (Amber), stepdaughter Jennifer Chambers (David), grandchildren Shepard, Alexis, and Aurora, siblings Michael Wingate (Sandy), Angie Walker (Randy), and numerous loving nieces and nephews.
Rodney’s life will be celebrated by family and close friends on Monday, September 25th at 2pm. He will be laid to rest by his wife’s side at Chestnut Hill Cemetery.
Chestnut Hill Cemetery
Monday September 25th, 2017
1134 South Main Street
Salisbury, NC 28144
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We are so sorry for your loss Shannon and R.J. We wish we could be there to support you both. Your father is in a wonderful place along with all the wonderful family members that go before us. Whether you believe in the afterlife or believe in pure energy, just know he is at peace. Love you both xoxo 💕💕💕💕💕🌼🌼🌼🌼
Submitted by Lise D'Arcy and Frank Albert on Sep 25 2017 08:55:14 PM
Swimming, fishing, riding on the float boat, or just hanging out I always had fun with my Carolina cousins. I will cherish all of my wonderful childhood memories. Rest in Peace, Rodney!
Submitted by Pam Colmus-McGee on Sep 25 2017 07:14:01 PM
Childhood friends create the best and most memorable memories that last a lifetime. You will always be with me in mine.
Submitted by Diane Atwell Turner on Sep 25 2017 06:59:56 AM
In the short time i knew him ,he proved himself to be a caring individual .To his grandson Shepard he was the baby whisperer...
Submitted by Joanne Neal on Sep 24 2017 10:03:53 PM
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