Rodney Alan Daniel
January 31, 1967 – September 2, 2019
Rodney Alan Daniel, 52, of Mishawaka, IN, passed away in his home Monday, September 2, 2019 after a sudden illness. Rodney was born on January 31, 1967 in Atlanta, GA, to Alan and Pattie (Eakins) Daniel. Rodney was preceded in death by his father Alan Daniel of Fredonia, AL. He is survived by his mother, Pattie Daniel of Mishawaka, IN, his brother, Robert (Carla) Daniel of Mishawaka, IN, his son, Justin Alan Daniel of Marion, IN, his grandson, Danny Alan Daniel, and his two nieces, Amber Daniel, and Rhonda (Eric) Lopez Garnica.
With an extreme love and passion for exotic animals, Rodney found purpose and fulfillment as the owner and operator of his business, Gills, Etc. Rodney was also an award winning top salesman and leasing specialist for Gurley Leep in Elkhart, IN. Rodney attended Vineyard Church in Mishawaka, IN and was a devout Christian and father! The love Rodney had for his son was of unspeakable measure! Rodney will be laid to rest at the feet of his father in Fredonia, AL…the place his dad always called “God’s Country”.
Visitation for Rodney will be on Thursday, September 12, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Bubb Funeral Chapel, 3910 N. Main Street, Mishawaka. A celebration of life will be held beginning at 6 p.m. with Pastor David Derrickson.