Rodney D. Fothergill, 52

Rodney D. Fothergill, 52, of Ocean View, Del., passed away on the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, in Christiana Hospital in Newark, Del.

Fothergill was born June 25, 1960, in Cincinnati, Ohio, to Raymond Fothergill and the former Glorie Rohr. He was a construction worker and spent most of his time working in the Delaware area.

Fothergill is survived by his mother and stepfather, Glorie and Gerald Geisel of New Wilmington; a sister and a brother-in-law, Beth and Ken Behr of New Castle; a niece, Danielle Callahan and her husband, Ryan; a nephew, Brandon Ryan, and a great-nephew, Parker Callahan. Fothergill was preceded in death by his father; two uncles, Denny and David Fothergilll; and his aunt, Connie Braun.

Services were to be held at noon on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at the R. Cunningham Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., New Castle, Pa. Burial was to take place in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to Christiana Hospital, c/o Surgical ICU; 4755 Ogletown Stanton Rd.; Newark, DE 19718. Condolences may be sent online at