Rod Frank, 69, Wabash, passed away at 1 a.m., Monday, April 5, 2021, at his home in Wabash. He was born on March 11, 1952, in Wabash, to Russell “Bud” and Bernice (Alber) Frank.
Rod married Renee Boardman on June 1, 1974, in Wabash. He worked 44 years at Ford Meter Box. Rod was a member of New Life Baptist Church in Wabash, lifetime member of the NRA, and former member of Wabash Wildlife and Sportsman Association. He enjoyed welding, steel fabrication, gardening, and tinkering around.
He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Renee Frank of Wabash; two children: Abby (Josh) Rhoads of Indianapolis; Bradley (Kayla) Frank of Wabash; six grandchildren: Kami Frank, Tyce Frank, and Kasen Frank, all of Wabash; Owen Rhoads, Isaac Rhoads, and Asher Rhoads, all of Indianapolis; three sisters: Beverly (Charles) Kelley, Marsha (Erik) Herendeen, Bonnie (Mark) Keen, all of Wabash. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Gary Frank.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, April 9, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Pastor Scott Johnston officiating. Burial will be in Falls Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call 4-8 p.m., Thursday at the funeral home.
Preferred memorial is New Life Baptist Church.