Rodney Glenn Gust 1963 - 2021 Our Saviour Jesus Christ has destroyed death and brought life and immortality to light through the Gospel. Let us remember with thanksgiving what God has done through His servant Rodney. Rodney was reborn as a child of God in the waters of Holy Baptism on July 1964. Rodney was confirmed in the Christian faith as an adult and was fed the life-giving body and blood of Jesus. On April 21, 2021 God called Rodney home to heaven. He is survived by his parents, Wayne and Marilyn; brothers, Darcy (Leanne) and Arron (Becky); his nephew Chael and great nephew Fisher and nieces, Chloe and Madeline. He is also survived by his grandmother Marg Hauglum and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. He has countless friends who were supportive and continued to cheer Rodney on during his cancer diagnosis and treatments. Rodney also had a very special friend, Yana, during these last few years who filled him with immense love and joy. Rodney grew up playing and enjoying sports. His beloved hockey team, the Montreal Canadiens, had him as their number one fan. He was a selfless human being always putting others first. This gentle giant, standing at almost 6'4", welcomed everyone with his huge infectious smile and a massive bear hug. He was a social butterfly and became known as "Rockin' Rod" while moonlighting as a DJ at the Beefeater in Estevan. He was passionate about politics and was very proud of his work as a coal hauler at Westmoreland Mining in Estevan. Memorial donations may be sent to Cancer Foundation of Saskatchewan (designate to Allan Blair Cancer Centre), 200 - 4545 Parliament Ave, Regina SK S4W 0G3. We are thankful for the medical care he received in Canada as well as at Oasis of Hope in Mexico. The gifts received through Go Fund Me allowed Rod to travel with his youngest brother Arron to receive alternative cancer treatments. We are thankful to everyone who believed in Rod's fight and supported him with funding to travel to Mexico. He fought cancer bravely until he took his last breath. A graveside service will be held in the near future at Westphalia Cemetery, Midale, Sask. The Lord gives and the Lord takes away; blessed be the name of the Lord. We give thanks to God our Father through Jesus Christ, our Lord, for our brother, Rodney. Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints. Hall Funeral Services in Estevan is caring for Rod's family - Yvonne Clark - Funeral Director.
Published in Estevan Mercury from May 5 to Jun. 4, 2021.