Rodney Dean Parlin
PORTLAND -- Rodney Dean Parlin, 59, of Chesterville, died unexpectedly of natural causes on August 15, 2011 at Maine Medical Center, Portland, surrounded by family.
He was born Nov. 30, 1951 in Farmington, a son of Ashley and Elizabeth (Nile) Parlin.
Rodney's passion was his family. Nothing was more important to him than being a husband, father, brother, grandfather, uncle, cousin and brother-in-law.
Throughout his life, Rodney boxed in the Navy, played in The Parlin Brothers Band, created beautiful fieldstone work, and coached many of his sons' sports teams. Rodney loved Maine and enjoyed spending time with family and friends while playing music, golfing, hunting, fishing, camping and travelling. He also enjoyed refurbishing old houses with his wife.
Rodney truly lived life to the fullest; he was funny, generous, and multi-talented and will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him.
He leaves behind his wife, Patricia; his children, Jason and wife, Kate and their twin daughters, Hallie and Vivienne, Adam, and Sean and his girlfriend, Jenni Correa; their mother, Vicki; his stepdaughters, Karrie Hiltz and her children, Jazmine, Reece and Remy, and Sabrina Storer and her fiance, Justin Lowe; his siblings, Cassandra Ewing and her husband, Steve; Jerry Parlin and his wife, Bonnie; Randy Parlin and his wife, Dodi; Ronal Parlin and his wife, Annette; Melinda Parlin and partner, Jeff Bossie, Kelvin Parlin, Raymond Parlin and his wife, Raelene, and sister-in-law, Kit; his mother and father-in-law, Robert and Dottie Bryant, sister-in-law Sherry Bilodeau and her husband, Mike; Betty Bryant; brother-in-law, Russell Bryant; and many beloved nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Rodney was predeceased by his father Ashley, mother Elizabeth, and siblings Mary, Ashley, Jr. and Harland.
There will be a remembrance celebration of his life at 1 p.m. Saturday at his home in Chesterville open to all who knew and loved Rod. Come as you are and share a favorite photo or story.