Rodney Ernest Siebol passed away peacefully in his sleep on July 10, 2019 at his home in Yakima, Washington.
He was born on January 8, 1959 to James R. Siebol and Karen Murillo in Yakima. In Rod’s early years, he attended Oroville Middle and High School until the start of his junior year when his family moved to Yakima and he graduated from East Valley High School in 1977. While in Oroville and East Valley he played football and basketball.
After graduation from East Valley he attended Spokane Falls Community College for two years, playing on the basketball team. He continued his studies at Eastern Washington University.
Rod married the love of his life Adeline Siebol on May 22, 1982 in Yakima. After his marriage, Rod became co-owner of Circle L Dist. Company with stores located in Yakima, Sunnyside and Zillah. He sold his interest in the business and then worked for R&R Distributing of Yakima. He soon found a profession he loved when he became a Regional Manager in the Grocery Wholesale business.
Through hard work and a positive attitude, his clients got used to great customer service. Rod won many sales awards from the companies he represented. He developed many friendships throughout the Yakima Valley.
Rod and Adeline had two daughters, Breanne and Melissa. He loved attending their sporting events. With Rod and Adeline’s love and encouragement, both Breanne and Melissa were athletes not only in high school, but in college.
Rod was a huge sports enthusiast. He loved the Seahawks, Mariners, and Washington Huskies athletics and was always attending local high school sporting events. He grew passionate for CrossFit and cycling. He once participated in the 200+ mile Seattle to Portland (STP) bicycle ride.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents Jared Laney, Genevieve Laney Schlenker, Jack and Olive Siebol and his father James R. Siebol. Rod is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Adeline Siebol; daughters Breanne DeRuyter (BJ) and Melissa Niblett (Jeff); grandchildren Valerie DeRuyter, Cruise DeRuyter, Scarlett DeRuyter, Peyton Niblett and Skylar Niblett; mother and step-father Karen and Joe Murillo; sister Candace Clark (Bill) and brothers Bruce Siebol (Dee), Paul Rhoton, Aaron Siebol, Jarrod Siebol and Rand Siebol; and many nieces and nephews.
The legacy Rod left his family will be forever entrenched in our lives. He will be greatly missed here on earth, but we know God called home our hero.
There will be a time of visitation, 4-8 PM, Wed., July 17, 2019, at Rainier Memorial Center, 2807 Terrace Heights Drive, Yakima, WA.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 AM, Thursday, July 18, at Holy Family Catholic Church.
The graveside committal will follow at 1:30 PM, at Terrace Heights Memorial Park.