Rodney Lumbardo, 54

Rodney A. Lumbardo, age 54, of Stryker and formerly of Archbold passed away Saturday July 5, 2014 at St. Ann’s Hospital in Toledo following an extended illness. Prior to his illness he had served for 16 years in the US Navy and had also worked in Maintenance for Sauder Woodworking, Bil-Jax and Alex Products.

Rodney was born on January 16, 1960 the son of the late Guy and the late Carolyn Sue (Fee) Lumbardo. He married the former Evelyn Babey and she survives. He was a former member of the Archbold American Legion and held an Associate Degree from Everest College.

Surviving besides his wife Evelyn are chidren; Kristina (Chad) Tedder, Rodney (Emily) Lumbardo, Jr., Shelby (Derek) Roberts and John Babey. Also surviving is grandson Chase Tedder, sisters; Bonnie Lloyd, Vickie (Eddie) Sulfridge and Marsha (Malcolm) Butler and brother; Ronald “Rocky” Nelson. Preceding him in death besides his parents were his brother and sister-in-law Todd and Julie Lumbardo.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00am Tuesday July 8, 2014 at the Grisier Funeral Home in Stryker. Friends may visit at the funeral home on Monday from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00pm. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the charity of the family’s choice. Online condolences may be made to the family at

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