Rodney L. Smith

  • BORN: December 30, 1957
  • DIED: September 11, 2014
  • LOCATION: Laurel, Maryland

Rodney L. Smith, 56, past away at his home on September 11, 2014, after a courageous battle against cancer.
Born on December 30, 1957, in Ohio and raised in West Virginia. Rod was the son of the late Jack and Edna Smith. Rod resided in Laurel for over 35yrs. He worked as a groom for 20+ yrs at many of the local horse tracks including Laurel, Bowie and Pimlico before working as a truck driver at Staples for 16 yrs. Rod enjoyed hunting, listening to music, family vacations and spending time with friends.
Rod is survived by his wife of 23 yrs Judy, his 3 children, Jami, Colton and Tyler, his grandchildren Jacob and another one on the way and his sisters Robin Willison, Tina Plunkett, Jackie Elkins and Kris Smith.


Memorial Visitation
  • September 15, 2014
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Donaldson Funeral Home Chapel
  • 313 Talbott Avenue
  • Laurel, MD 20707
  • Get Directions
Memorial Service
  • September 15, 2014
    7:30 PM
  • Donaldson Funeral Home Chapel
  • 313 Talbott Avenue
  • Laurel, MD 20707
  • Get Directions

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“ I met Rod when he delivered office supplies to me at NIH back in the early 2000s. One day, at Christmastime, I left work to find that I had a flat...Read More »

Posted by: Beth Bowen - Laurel, MD - Friend

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