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Rodney "Rod" Fender

July 22, 1946 — September 16, 2023

El Paso

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Rodney “Rod” Fender, age 77, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, September 16, 2023, in El Paso, Texas. He was a wonderful son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather and will be greatly missed. Rodney is preceded in death by his loving parents; Howard Lewis Fender and Ellen Rachel Fender. He is survived by his loving wife; Lorraine Knapp Fender; his dearest children; Elizabeth Locksteadt, Nicole Earnhart, Denise Chaparro, Desiree Chaparro, and Manuel F. Chaparro; his siblings; Bill Fender, Sally Huston, Kathe Thompson, and Merridee Lewis; his 8 wonderful grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by many extended friends and family to cherish and honor his memory.

A Visitation will be held from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 27, 2023, at Sunset Funeral Home- West with Airforce Honors at 4:00 p.m., followed by a Funeral Service at 4:15 p.m. Those who cannot attend in person may join the funeral and memorial services virtually on Facebook Live at https://www.facebook.com/sunsetfuneralhome/ (no account is needed).

Services are entrusted to Sunset Funeral Home-West, 480 N. Resler Dr.

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Service Schedule

Today's Services

Visitation

Wednesday, September 27, 2023

3:00 - 7:00pm (Mountain time)

Sunset Funeral Homes - West

480 North Resler, El Paso, TX 79912

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Airforce Honors

Wednesday, September 27, 2023

4:00 - 4:15pm (Mountain time)

Sunset Funeral Homes - West

480 North Resler, El Paso, TX 79912

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Starts at 4:15pm (Mountain time)

Sunset Funeral Homes - West

480 North Resler, El Paso, TX 79912

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