Rodney NowlinSeptember 6th, 2019 | Paid Obituary
Rodney Lee Nowlin age 45, of Texarkana, Arkansas died Wednesday, September 4, 2019 in a local hospital. Rodney was born October 22, 1973 in Texarkana, Texas and was a lifetime resident of Texarkana. He was employed with Cooper Tire and Rubber Company and a member of Cathedral Heights Nazarene Church, The National Physique Committee and Legends Gym. He was dedicated to the sport of bodybuilding and worked out each day at Legends Gym. He was very uplifting and was an inspiration to his children and grandchildren. He was encouraging to everyone. He was also motivational speaker. Rodney had a big heart and always placed his family's needs before his own. Rodney was a friend to all he encountered. His positive attitude was infectious. Rodney always had a saying when referring to his physical health "Reflection of perfection". To know Rodney was to love him. He was preceded in death by his mother Alice Nowlin. Survived by his father, Roscoe Nowlin of Texarkana, Arkansas; his two sons Rodney Nowlin Jr. of Texarkana Arkansas; and Cassidy Nowlin of Texarkana Arkansas; three daughters Cassey Simmons of Fouke Arkansas; Cierra Nowlin of Fouke Arkansas; Layla Nowlin of Texarkana Arkansas; three grandchildren Easton Robardey, Harper Simmons and Daisy Runion; one brother Jamie Nowlin of Texarkana Arkansas; the mother of his children, Laci Nowlin of Texarkana, Arkansas and a special friend, Julie Schultz and a host of friends and other relatives. "Yeah Buddy" Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Sunday, September 8, 2019 at Cathedral Heights Church of the Nazarene with Rev. John Hobson officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday evening from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Register online at www.texarkanafuneralhome.com.