Boring, Rodney Michael

BORING, RODNEYSeptember 30, 1999 – May 04, 2014
at the age of 14

Celebration of life:  Friday May 16 at 3:30 pm, Alliance Church, 2601 43 Ave, Vernon, BC.  Tea reception to follow.

Rodney was born Sept 30, 1999 in Vernon, BC.

After playing one of the best flag football games of his season, including a “pick 6” interception and return for TD he tragically passed away in a motor vehicle accident on May 4, 2014.

Rodney was extremely proud of his large family, including Mom Andrea and Dad Bert.  His siblings Shannon (Sujeet), Jason (Diane), Coreena (Jayson), Sean (Kirsten), Daine, Kristopher, and Zachary.  Rod also enjoyed spending time as a “younger uncle” to Taelor (Alex) and Chantal and thought it was hilarious that he was going to be a 14 year old great uncle in August.  He was also very close to and loved by his Auntie Sherrie, Uncle Sherman and Avery as well as his Auntie Madeline.  He has a large extended family and numerous cousins.

Rod will be remembered for having the BIGGEST heart of gold.  He was generous to a fault and would help anyone who needed it.  His big grin could light up a room.  He played guitar, banjo, flag and tackle football.  He had a talent for all things mechanical and loved to help Dad run machines.  Rod was well known for spending his pocket money on himself and his friends as fast as he could earn it.  When he received The Helping Hands award at PleasantValleyChristianAcademy, he was the teacher’s unanimous choice.

Rod’s celebration of life will be held Friday May 16 at 3:30 pm in The Alliance Church located at 2601 43 Ave, Vernon, BC.  Tea reception to follow.

In lieu of cards the family is requesting you print out a 4×6 snapshot of Rod and write a message on the back.  These photos will be made into a memory book for the family.

Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers, can be made via, by searching for “In Memory of Rodney Boring”  posted by Alisa Booth.


  1. We are so very sorry for your loss, thinking of you, take care.
    DJ, Tracey. Wyatt and Colton Bonneau

  2. May 14-2014

    Bart, (Herb) Andy, our hearts are with you both in this your time of grief.
    Though we only met Rod a few times, knowing you, we know the Great Young Man he was. Through close friends we heard nothing but the best.
    Rod, May you go with God. Rest in peace. Barry and Gail

  3. Rod, you were the best. I could not of built my garage without you helping. you were always there to assist me with everything. Rod my heart goes out to your mom and dad and your brothers. Rod you are a very special person and I will always know you added smiles to the gang. Rod rest in peace. Jim

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