Rodney Ingersoll, 48, Scottsbluff
Rodney Ingersoll: valorous father, intrepid adventurer, and McGyver extraordinaire died on Friday, June 21st 2013 in a car accident at the age of 48 years young. The memorial service will be held at Jolliffe Funeral Home in Scottsbluff on Saturday, July 6th at 10:30AM. Inurnment will be at West Lawn Cemetery in Gering, Nebraska where he will be laid to rest. The family respectfully requests that in lieu of any flowers, memorials in Rod's honor be made in care of the family to be designated at a later time. Online condolences may be left at www.jolliffefuneralhome.com. Jolliffe Funeral Home in Scottsbluff is in charge of arrangements.
He was born in Scottsbluff, Nebraska on August 13th,1964 and graduated from Minatare High School. He married his high school sweetheart Stacy Van Noy in 1986 and moved to Scottsbluff where he spent most of his life raising his two sons Nik and Brock.
This man was a stalwart firefighter, EMT, heavy equipment operator, Boy Scout leader and nothing short of a lionhearted superhero to his two children. He attended Chadron State College where he was pursuing his second college degree. Rod later went on to found a custom skateboard manufacturing company, became a licensed medical aid, first aid and CPR instructor.
Rod was the most generous person alive. He gave the world without expectation of reward. He loved cruising motorcycles, helping people in need, building skateboards, teaching others and embarking upon audacious excursions with his two sons.
He leaves behind his two sons, Nik Ingersoll of San Diego, California, Brock Ingersoll of Lincoln, Nebraska; his parents Marion and Darlene Ingersoll of Stroud, Oklahoma; two siblings Lisa Reedy also of Stroud, Oklahoma, Tom Ingersoll of Plano, Texas, and his special friend Kathy Fleagle Ryan of Kimball, Nebraska as well as many nieces and nephews. A small family service was also held in Stroud, Oklahoma.
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