Rod kept very active in retirement. Daily, Rod could be found at the Blue Water Café coffee clutch with the town elders where they attempted to solve the world’s problems. After coffee Rod spend endless hours puttering in the shop on his may vehicles, paying special attention to his Harley Davidson. In his spare time Rod enjoyed spending time with family and friends, working in the yard with the John Deere and his Chocolate lab side kick.
Rod was predeceased by his parents Fred and Jean Clarke of Skaneateles. Rod is survived by his best friend and devoted love Patricia Riley, two sons Scott (Michelle) of Camillus and Sean (Angela) of Sarasota, Florida. Brother Ronald (Beverly) Clarke and sister Janice (Les) Godfrey of Richmond Virginia. Grandchildren, Ryan, Connor, Greg, Kaitlyn, Alexis and D. Anthony. As well as several beloved nieces, nephews and cousins. A Celebration of life and Mass of Christian Burial will be held on June 10th at 10am at St. Mary's of the Lake Church, Skaneateles.With burial to follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Skaneateles.
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