Richard Ray "Brink" Rood, Jr.
                                 June 29, 1987 -- August 13, 2019

Richard Ray "Brink" Rood, Jr., 32, of Mendon, MI, passed away early
Tuesday morning, August 13, at Three Rivers Hospital. His death was very
unexpected and was due to natural causes. He was born on June 29, 1987
in Elkhart, IN, to Richard, Sr. and Jo  (Sigman) Rood.  On June 1, 2013 in
Bristol he married Brandy Barnett, she survives. Survivors in addition to his
wife are sister, Sonny (Kraig) Kliewer of Bristol, IN; grandmother, Donna
Saunders of Middlebury, IN; grandparents, Walter (Darlene) Rood of Bristol,
IN; mother-in-law, Barbara Barnett of Mendon, MI; father-in-law, Dennis
Barnett of Sturgis, MI; brother-in-law, Brandon Barnett of White Pigeon, MI;
sister-in-law, Christy Barnett of Mendon, MI. Brink was currently working at
Menards in Three Rivers, MI and was a gun enthusiast, especially of the
AR-15. He enjoyed golfing and working around his house, he loved
spending time with his family, friends and animals. Visitation will be from
10:00 am - 2:00 pm on Saturday August 17, at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home,
1003 South Main Street Middlebury, IN. Funeral services will be at 2:00 pm
on Saturday also at the funeral home. Services will be conducted by Pastor
Rod Holmes. Burial will be in Mendon Cemetery, Mendon, MI. Memorials  
may be given to Middlebury Youth Soccer.  Online condolences may be
offered at

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So sorry to hear of your families loss.
From: Darlene Clark
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Brink's obit read the same as my son's four years ago, "unexpected, died of
natural causes", Brian was 39. I am so very sorry that your family has to go
through this. Uplifting you in prayer.
From: Susan Hochstetler
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I am so very sorry. Only God knows. Be sure to know he is in Gods care
now. I'm so very sorry. A Richard, and Jo. May time ease the pain you feel
now My prayers are with you and your family.
From: Cindy Wagner
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Brandy so sorry for your loss. I wish there was something that I could say to
make you feel better. You and the family have been in my thoughts and
prayers .. GOD Bless yall
From: sissy
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So sorry to hear about the loss of your son and brother Jo and Sonny Jo.
Your families are in our thoughts and prayers.
From: Kevin and Stacy Kelley