Richard Aaron Rodenbaugh, 25, passed away Monday, November 11, 2013 in West Jordan, Utah. He was born July 19, 1988 in Mesa, Arizona to Jill and Tod Rodenbaugh. Aaron graduated from Mountain View High School in 2006. He enjoyed sports and played on football and baseball teams for Poston and Mountain View. After high school he certified as an Emergency Medical Technician. Most recently he worked in new construction at Jack Serdar Plumbing in Salt Lake City and attended school to obtain his journeyman plumber certification. He loved working out at the gym, running, hiking, going to Lake Powell, and spending time with family and many friends.
He was a loving father to son, Kyle (Kai) Stephen Rodenbaugh (mother Hailey Dering). He leaves behind numerous loved ones: his companion Melissa Noel Liad and her daughter, Maci; brothers and their wives Jeremy (Shanna), Clinton (Jennifer), and Tod (Casey); nephews Bren, Brooks, and Benjamin; nieces Kirsten, Kylee, Kami, and Henleigh; grandparents Carlene Rodenbaugh, Hope Sanford, Mike and Shelly Adams, and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Visitation will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, November 22, 2013 at Bunker’s Garden Chapel, 33 North Centennial Way, Mesa. Funeral service is at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1911 N 24th Street (McKellips and 24th Street in Mesa) on Saturday, November 23, 2013, at 10:00 a.m., preceded by a visitation at 9 a.m. Interment will be at the City of Mesa Cemetery.
Donations in the name of Kyle Rodenbaugh (Aaron’s son) will be accepted at any Wells Fargo branch office.