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Rodney S. Sipes

March 29, 1961 March 15, 2024
Rodney S. Sipes
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Rodney S. Sipes, 62, of Peoria passed away Friday, March 15, 2024, at Accolade Healthcare of Peoria.

He was born March 29, 1961, in Pekin to Robert F. and Anita A. Heintz Sipes. His parents and brother, Daryl G. Sipes preceded him in death.

He is survived by his son, Wade E. Sipes; sister, Brenda (Richard) Martin; nephews, Jason (Sarah) Bontemps, Jared (Shelbie) Bontemps, Jeremiah (Krista) Bontemps; six great nieces and nephews and his dog, Dixie.

Rodney was a long-time employee of City Coal & Asphalt, Inc. and also worked for Excel Foundry, retiring in 2011.

He loved playing softball and basketball. He was an avid Cubs fan. He had a great memory for sport statistics which he passed on to his son. He loved loud music and was known as “Rockin Rod”.

Cremation has been accorded and a memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 29, 2024, at Pekin First Church of God 2520 Maywood Ave., Pekin, IL 61554.

The Cremation Society of Mid-Illinois Co. Pekin/Peoria is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at

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