Rodney A. Armistead

CUYAHOGA FALLS – Rodney A. Armistead, 54, passed away July 23, 2020. He was born in Clarksburg, WV on October 6, 1965 to Robert L. and Donna (Smith) Armistead and resided in Cuyahoga Falls since 1967.

He was a 1984 graduate of Cuyahoga Falls High School and earned an associate degree from Akron U in electronics and hydraulics, as well as becoming a certified Ford mechanic. He was employed with the city of Cuyahoga Falls as a service dept. mechanic.

Rodney was a member of Star Lodge F&AM #187, the Cuyahoga Falls Alumni Band, and attended Grandview United Methodist Church.

Preceded in death by his father, Robert; grandparents, Virgil and Mildred Smith and Jess and Ocie Armistead; he is survived by his mother, Donna; sisters, Karen (Paul) Weekley and Crystal (Richard) Landals; brother, Tim; nieces and nephews, Natalie Weekley, Blake Weekley, Michael Landals (Kaitlin Jaber); aunt and uncle, Gary and Joanna Smith; cousins, Brian Smith, Tara Smith, Scott Armistead, and Brady Armistead; special friends, Tom and Maureen Fosnaught; many friends. And his cat, Pretty.

Services were held at the Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home. Interment will be at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens in Mt. Clare, WV. In lieu of other remembrances memorials may be made to the Cuyahoga Falls Pride Alumni Marching Band C/O Justin Harris 2300 4th St. Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221. To view tribute video, send condolences or sign the guest book visit

(Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home & Crematory, 330-928-2147, CFNP, 8/2/20)

Posted online on July 27, 2020