HAUGHTON, LA - Services for Rodney Scott Harbuck, 71, will be held Monday, December 13, 2010 at 11:30 A.M. at Rose-Neath's Bossier Chapel. Officiating will be Rodney's cousin Rev. Sonny DePrang and Rev. Harrall Shelton. Interment will follow at Forest Park Cemetery in Shreveport. Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 P.M. on Sunday, December 12, 2010 at Rose-Neath' Bossier Chapel.
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Rodney was born on December 13, 1938 in Bossier City, LA, to Ruby and Ira Harbuck and died on December 10, 2010 in Bossier City, LA. Rodney graduated from Bossier High School in 1956, and Louisiana Tech in 1960. He graduated from LSU in 1961 with a MS degree in Wood Technology and Utilization. Rodney worked in the wood utilization industry for 23 years and then as an insurance agent in Alexandria and the Bossier City, Shreveport area until his death. Rodney was a member and deacon at Airline Baptist Church. He loved teaching Sunday School and proclaiming God‘s word. His 40 years of teaching have touched countless souls. Rodney was also committed to civil service and helping others with his service in the Civil Air Patrol. He was a 30-year veteran, retiring in 2010 with the rank of Lt. Colonel. Rodney loved to spend time with his children, grandchildren and youth through camping and Boy Scouts. He went on countless camping trips and was always an influence to all. Rodney was a devoted husband, loving father and grandfather and a friend to everyone. We will miss his smile, encouragement, and love.
Preceding Rodney in death is his wife of 52 years, Jimmie Sue Eisenhauer Harbuck and a son Jonathan Stephen Harbuck. Left to cherish his memory are sons, Joel Scott Harbuck and wife Ricci of Hillsboro, OR, Jason Stuart Harbuck and wife Lisa of Shreveport, daughter, Ramona Suzanne Harbuck Duncan and husband Tad of Haughton, and six grandchildren.
Honoring Rodney, as pallbearers will be, Dennis Wilson, Eugene Lee, Lee Hunt, Ken Bush, Clifton Bickham, Scott McGuire, David Wyatt, and Don Valentine. Honorary pallbearers will be Dan Adams, Buddy Keeth, Bill Snow and Jerry Marler.
Published in Shreveport Times on Dec. 12, 2010