Rodney Whitaker

Rodney Whitaker, 65, of Woodlawn, Illinois passed away at 3:45 A.M. April 12, 2017 at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born May 5, 1951 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to parents, Jack and Augusta (Rodotz) Page.  Rodney married Charlotte Shannon on June 21, 1969. A Graveside Service will be held Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at Independent Order of Oddfellows Cemetery in Woodlawn, Illinois with Mr. Steve Langa officiating.  Interment will follow. A Visitation will be held Friday, April 14, 2017 from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Newell Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois.   For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Whitaker Family in care of Charlotte Whitaker  and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Newell Funeral Home, 2707 North Street, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Newell Funeral Home where you may call the Mount Vernon office at (618) 246-0100, the Waltonville office at (618) 279-7272, or visit for further information and to send condolences.