Rod Webb

WEBB, Rod, devoted husband and father, passed away on Monday, March 11, 2013, in Asheville, NC.

A man who loved his family, his volunteer work and travel, spent his 70th birthday on Jan. 10, 2013 in Maui.

A native of Longacre, West Virginia, he was a graduate of West Virginia Institute of Technology and the University of Dayton. He spent his professional career mentoring and teaching youth. For much of his career he was a teacher, coach and counselor in the Steubenville/Toronto, Ohio area.

He was a member of the Brevard Rotary Club and Chair/Director of the RYLA Camp and READ training camp for Western North Carolina.

Rod is survived by his wife of 50 years, Jean Anne Johnson; and daughters, Jill of Charleston, SC and Jennifer of Brevard, NC; brother, Ronnie of Franklin, NC and sister, Emma Thomas of Jupiter, Florida, and also several nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 16, 2013, at the Brevard- Davidson River Presbyterian Church with Rev. Keith Thompson officiating.

In lieu of flowers, at the family’s request, memorials may be made to READ Training Camp c/o Brevard Rotary Club, P.O. Box 375, Brevard, NC 28712

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Moody-Connolly Funeral Home is caring for the family.