Rodney ‘Rod’ E. Flett

08/07/1951 — 04/23/2007

From West, Richland, WA, US | Born in Prosser, Washington

Rodney ‘Rod’ E. Flett

Rodney Ellsworth Flett

Rodney ‘Rod’ Ellsworth Flett, 55, a life long residence of the Tri-Cities passed away on April 23, 2007. He was born in Prosser, WA on August 7, 1951 to Ogden and Francis Flett.

He worked 20 years as a truck driver for Basin Disposal INC. Rod was nominated by fellow drivers in 1992 as Driver of the Year.

Rod loved being with his family and grandchildren. They meant everything to him.

He is survived by his wife Linda; children: Ricky Flett, Trisha Flett, Cheryl Cromwell, David and Steven Magnuson, Holly Fox, Christy Crawford and their spouses; eight grandchildren; brothers; Bill and Dave Fox; sister Janice Flett; many aunts and uncles, cousins, many friends and his family at BDI.

He is preceded in death by his brother Richard, parents and grandparents.

Rod was ‘Pops’ to not only his children but to their friends, and Rod said he never had a bad day in his life.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday April 28, 2007 at 2:00PM at the Word Of Faith Center, 1350 South Rainer in Kennewick.

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  • Dear Linda and Family,

    I am deaply sorry for your loss, and wanted to let you know that Rod was loved by all that knew him.

    I am here for you my friend, if you need me for anything please call. I love you my friend.

    Love Donna

    Donna Brito
    November 4, 2014
    West, Richland, WA, US
  • I have know Rod & Linda for some time. Rod came into Sunmart & was always smiling! He was always a joy & I enjoyed him!May his family be comforted during this time! And May they find total peace!

    May God Bless!

    Kathy Shorty Booker
    November 4, 2014
    Benton, City, WA, US
  • Rod always had a ready to go winning smile. We loved him and will miss him.

    Jack Flett Family
    November 4, 2014
    Benton, City, WA, US
  • Pops will never be forgoten. Thank you all for everything.

    Christy Crawford
    November 4, 2014
    Richland, WA, US