Orville William Gee Rood

ORVILLE WILLIAM GEE ROOD, 54, of Kimbolton, Ohio, formerly of South Point, Ohio, died Monday, February 21, 2011, in Autumn Healthcare in Cambridge, Ohio. Graveside services will be 2:30 p.m. Friday, February 25, 2011, at Rome Cemetery Mausoleum, Proctorville, Ohio. Burial will follow. Orville was born March 25, 1956, a son of the late Jess and Henrietta Gee Rood. He worked as an attendant at Dave's Exxon. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Velma Sue Wilburn. Orville is survived by his sister, Leona (Coy) Ashley of South Point; his nephews Coy L. Slaton, Jesse Ashley, Rick (Melissa) Blake and Timothy Blake; his niece Jackie (Ken) Mershon; a special cousin, Tana J. Casarez; and a several special friends, Joan Stewart, Dale and Judy Jackson, Dale and Brandi Jackson, and Betty Davis and her children. Schneider-Griffin Funeral Home, Chesapeake, Ohio, is handling arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to assist with expenses. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.schneidergriffin.com.