Rodric Coapstick

November 9, 2009

Rodric Coapstick 60 of West Lafayette, IN, died 4:15 a.m. November 9, 2009 at home. Born March 10, 1949 in Frankfort, IN to Robert & Wilma (Younger) Coapstick. Mr. Coapstick worked in Maintenance at Purdue University. He retired in 2008. He was a former Frankfort resident and attended Frankfort High School. He was an avid fisherman.

Visitation and Services

Memorial Services will be 4 p.m. Saturday, November 14, 2009 at Goodwin Funeral Home, Frankfort, IN. John Leitzel will officiate. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. until time of service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Leukemia Foundation, with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Survived by:

Companion: Ellen Lennox of West Lafayette 3 Daughters: Amy (Wes) Hickson of Frankfort, Abby Coapstick of Mulberry and Gina (Kevin) Gubocki of Sheridan 1 Sister: Darrell Etchison of Zionsville 1 Brother: Randy (Scarlet) Coapstick of Johnson City, TN 3 Grandsons: Zachary and Brennan Smith and Grafton Gubocki all of Sheridan 1 Granddaughter: Kadence Bales of Mulberry, IN


23 Condolences for “Rodric Coapstick”

  1. Kathy Sanders November 9, 2009 at 6:29 pm

    We at Clarian Arnett IR will deeply miss Rod. His attitude and personality were awesome. The family are in our prayers.

  2. Vicky Bluemke November 10, 2009 at 12:28 am

    I am so saddened by this news. Rod was a sweetheart that we all will love forever. He loved his family so very much and was so proud of his girls. He will be deeply missed. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. Kristal Clark November 10, 2009 at 9:24 am

    My deepest sympathy is extended to all of Rod’s loved ones. I had the pleasure of working with Rod in Physical Facilities and was saddened to hear this news. He was someone I enjoyed talking to and working with. He will truly be missed.
    May peace be with you all.

  4. Rhonda Akers November 10, 2009 at 9:30 am

    My thoughts and prayers are with Rod’s family and friends. He was very special to me as well. He was truly an inspiration to me and will always be in my heart. I will always carry Rod in my heart. I send my love to everyone who knew and loved Rod and pray you all make it through this very difficult time knowing Rod is with God and no longer in pain.
    Love you all,
    Rhonda Akers

  5. Donald, Jill Maxwell and Eli November 10, 2009 at 10:22 am

    So sorry for your loss of your father. I am reminded by all the feelings I went through with the loss of my mother in 1999. You will never forget your father and I know you had some very special moments here the last several months. What a special time and found memories you have of your father. We certainly know your loss is different than that of my mother or that of Jill’s father. We pray you find peace and celebrate his life. Keep your faith and your focus on God will bring you through. We are certainly here and sometimes the difficult time is not necessarily the next 2 weeks or even getting through all the legal proceedings. It comes when all the people have left and the food is gone but rest assured, they have not forgotten.
    Love you guys!
    Donald Jill Maxwell and Eli

  6. Jim and Kay Isenhower November 10, 2009 at 10:45 am

    So sorry for the loss of Rod, our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  7. Gary Evans November 10, 2009 at 11:58 am

    Ellen and all of Rod’s loved ones:
    I am very sorry for your loss. Please accept my deepest sympathies.

  8. Larry Kult November 10, 2009 at 12:30 pm

    Rod was such a friendly man and it was such a pleasure to talk to him. I’m so sorry to hear of his passing. It was way too soon and he will be truly missed.
    My thoughts will be with his family and friends. May peace be with you.
    Larry Kult

  9. Mitzi Barnett November 10, 2009 at 12:45 pm

    I am so sorry to hear of the news of Rod’s passing. I work at Purdue and he visited our building often and was just the nicest man. You have my deepest sympathy.

  10. Kevin and Billie Vanderbilt November 10, 2009 at 1:09 pm

    Rod was an exceptional co-worker he will be deeply missed. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

  11. Rodney and Buffy Smith November 10, 2009 at 1:56 pm

    We are sorry to hear of your loss. Your family will be in our prayers.

  12. Mona Martinek November 10, 2009 at 4:36 pm

    I was stunned and so sad to see the news of Rod’s passing. I didn’t know him well at all but he was always so friendly when our paths crossed in Freehafer at Purdue. He had a smile for everyone and a kind hello and brief comment or two. He’ll be sorely missed. My thoughts are with you all.

  13. Ginger (Barker) Creasy November 11, 2009 at 12:36 pm

    To the family of Rod, I am so sorry for your loss, have known Rod for years,for he was a very very close friend of my brother who passed away 4 years ago. You may remember him Joe Barker. As sad as death may seem Rod and Joe will now renew their friendship in a better place,for they are with the all mighty and will always be remembered and missed by many.. may God be with you and your family at this time …Ginger Barker Creasy

  14. Lamar Dean November 11, 2009 at 12:46 pm

    I was pleased to meet Rod on his and Ellen’s visits to Randy here in Johnson City, TN. We fished, talked, ate and laughed. I was privileged to meet and share time with him. My sympathy to Ellen and the family.

  15. Tim Myers November 11, 2009 at 2:17 pm

    My heart goes out to Rods family. I have known Rod for many years and he was always a nice guy. He has touched many life’s in his day and he will be sadly missed.

  16. Dan Sigman November 12, 2009 at 12:12 am

    To Ellen and Rod’s family goes my sincere condolences. You are in my prayers. Rod will be greatly missed. I am so thankful for the many pleasant memories he left with me. He was such a caring person. I am honored to have been his friend .

  17. Dawn Lowe November 12, 2009 at 4:56 pm

    I am praying for each one of you that God will give you rest and a peace during such a difficult time. Unfortunately, I will not be able to be there this weekend, but I will be praying. I will never forget the awesome smile he had and his great sense of playfulness and humor. I am so sorry, and please know you have a huge support system that you can call on anytime if needed.
    In His Love,
    Dawn Lowe

  18. George & Jo Harrington November 12, 2009 at 5:23 pm

    To Gina and all of Rod Coapsticks family we extend our sympathy. We pray for God’s comfort and strength to surround you and uphold you.

  19. David W. Robinson November 12, 2009 at 5:26 pm

    I am sorry for your loss, I am glad I had the pleasure this past summer to meet him and to get to know a little about him.
    You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  20. The Church of Praise November 13, 2009 at 10:02 am

    To the Gubocki Family
    We want to tell you how sorry we were to hear of your Father’s passing. There are no words that can help you get through this, but know that we love you guys and if you need anything let us know.
    Church of Praise

  21. Becky Argy November 14, 2009 at 9:44 am

    My condolence to the Coapstick family. Thoughts and Prayers are with you at your time of grief. When there are tears of sadness, remember the good times.

  22. Joyce Booke November 14, 2009 at 11:07 am

    Gina and your family, I am so sorry for you lost. Your father was much too young. Lord Jesus bless you.
    Blessings Joyce

  23. Natalie Betz November 14, 2009 at 10:06 pm

    I am sorry for your loss, have been thinking and praying for your whole family. Please know you are and will be in my thoughts and prayers. I am sorry I did not make it for the services today. We will be making a donation in your dad’s name.

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