Rodney Chris Veverka (aka R.C. Cook), 59, a lifetime resident of Medina, passed away Friday, Dec. 28, 2007, in Barberton.
He was born Dec. 20, 1948, in Cleveland. Rod was an avid musician and sportsman and loved spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Helen (nee Cook) of Medina; sons, Patrick (Kim) of Arkansas and Nick of Medina; daughters, Mary (James) King and Cynthia Rymanowicz, both of Medina; grandchildren, Sean (Ashley), Joseph (Ashley), Mary Jackie, Liam, Devin, Kaelyn, Thomas, James III and Rhianne; sisters, Gladys Kayais of Las Vegas and Marilyn Kouri of West Virginia; and brothers, John Zapotosky of Seville and Gary Price of West Virginia.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Jeanne Veverka; son, Rodney Chris Jr.; and brother, Joel Price.
The family will have a Celebration of Life gathering Memorial Day weekend at their family cabin in Dennison, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family at 552 Wadsworth Road, Medina, 44256, to help with medical expenses.
Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, is handling arrangements.