Rodney Dale Staton 78 of Opelika, passed away on Feb. 11, 2021 at Bethany House. He was born April 21, 1942 to the late Otis and Fannie Staton from Nixon’s Chapel, Alabama.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Ginnie Bright Staton, sons Tony Staton (April) and Chris Staton (Adria) and grandchildren, Courtney and Silas Staton, brother Lelton Staton.

Rodney was a 1960 graduate of Albertville High School in Marshall County, Alabama. He and Ginnie moved to Opelika in 1970 and he retired from Uniroyal after more than 30 years of service. Rodney loved God and spending time with family and friends.

A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022 at 2:30 p.m. at Fredrick Dean Funeral Home in the Chapel.