Rod Knoke, 43, of Carson, passed away on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at the Oakland Manor. Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at the Macedonia United Methodist Church with Rev. Mike Harvey, officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at the Macedonia United Methodist Church.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to his father Rodney Knoke, Sr.
Rodney Gail Knoke, Jr. was born on February 11, 1974 in Omaha, Nebraska, the son of Bonnie Lee (Poff) and Rodney Gail Knoke, Sr. He grew up near Macedonia, Iowa, attended school and later obtained his G.E.D. Roddy helped with the family farming and was employed as a pilot car driver.
On June 29, 1993 Roddy married Angie Peterson. The couple was blessed with many children. Their marriage later dissolved but they continued a friendship as they raised the children.
Roddy enjoyed spending time on the farm and helping with farming, riding horses, bringing home stray pets, and camping. He loved being with his family, helping others and never met a stranger. Roddy was a great son, brother, dad and uncle and a good friend to all who knew him.
Roddy passed away on September 16, 2017 at the Oakland Manor at the age of 43 years, 7 months, and 5 days. He was preceded in death by his mom Bonnie Knoke; brother Kemberly Fender; nephews, Ryan Knoke, Kemberly Fender, Jr. and Timothy Allen.
Roddy is survived by his kids, Ashlee Brooks and significant other, Jason Hess, Michael Woodward and significant other, Shannon Biggerstaff, Jill Pendgraft and fiance Derek Applegate, Ruthie Pendgraft, Kaylee Knoke, Kai Knoke, Shyennah Knoke, Ashton Knoke, RowdyLynn Knoke, PiperLee Knoke; four grandkids, Hailee, Hudson, Olivia, and Hunter; fiancé Dawn Pogge; dad Rodney Knoke, Sr. of Carson; siblings, Raymond Fender, Jr. and wife Kathy of Fremont, NE, Mike Knoke and wife Marcy of Macedonia, Mark Knoke of Macedonia and LaNita Knoke of Council Bluffs, IA, Matt Knoke and wife Kelli of Treynor, IA, and Monica Taylor and husband Troy of Atlantic, IA; nieces and nephews; extended relatives; and many friends.
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