Rodney Dean Wilson
November 1, 1959
August 14, 2019
Sierra Vista- Rodney D. Wilson, 59, of Sierra Vista passed away on Wednesday, August 14, 2019, surrounded by his family in Tucson. Rodney, son of the late Carmen J. and Norma Y. (Patten) Wilson was born in Grinnell, Iowa on November 1, 1959.
Raised in Grinnell, he graduated from Grinnell Senior High School and received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Occupational Education from Wayland Baptist University. Rodney retired from the United States Army and at the rank of Staff Sergeant. He then worked as an Information Technology Specialist on Fort Huachuca.
Rodney resided in Sierra Vista for the past 20 years. He served as Boy Scout troop leader of Troop 445. He also served in numerous other capacities in support of the 445 family. He also loved to read, golf, and go to the movies and on Disney vacations with his family.
In addition to his parents Rodney was predeceased by his sister-in-law Brenda Farrell. He is survived by his wife Lisa Ann (Peterson) Wilson, to whom he was married to for more than half his life; a daughter, Erica Elaine Wilson; a son, Steven Arthur Wilson; his brothers, Jack Wilson, Frank Farrell (Peggy) and William Farrell; along with many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Family and friends are invited to attend funeral services for Rodney on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 1500 (3:00 pm) at Sierra Vista United Methodist Church, 3225 St. Andrews Drive, Sierra Vista. The funeral service will include Military honors. There will be a reception at the United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall immediately following the service. Interment will be private at Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Hatfield Funeral Home, Sierra Vista is entrusted with the arrangements.