Rodney Dale “Satch” Wallin of Kenova

Rodney Dale “Satch” Wallin, 75, of Kenova, WV died Friday, May 3, 2013 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House in Huntington, WV. He was born March 19, 1938 in Kenova a son of the late Russell W. and Naomi Thorn Wallin. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister. Rodney had been employed by Airstech. He was an honorary member of the Kenova Volunteer Fire Department. He was also a past member of the City of Kenova Fire Department where he had served as the Fire Chief. Rodney was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He is survived by his beloved wife, Patricia Hope Browning Wallin; two daughters and sons-in-law, Melissa (Jeremy) Stevenson of Proctorville, OH and Melissa (Mike) Labruzzy of Portage, MI; one grandson, Ethan Stevenson; four granddaughters, Hannah, Sarah and Becca Stevenson and Molly Ryan; one sister, Texie Sue Moore and several nieces and nephews. The family will received friends on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at the funeral home with Rev. Scott Byard officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Hill Cemetery. Flowers will be accepted and appreciated or memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Huntington, P.O. Box 464, Huntington, WV 25709. Online condolences may be expressed at