Rodney Wimbush

WIMBUSH, Rodney ‘Rod’ peacefully passed away at the Hospice of the Good Shepherd on 25th July 2019, aged 72 years.

Loving Partner to the late Janet

Dearly loving Dad to Karen Paul and Ammna. Cherished Grandad to all of his Grandchildren.


Rodney will be sadly missed by all his family and friends.


Funeral Service and Committal to take place at Chester Crematorium Monday 12th August at 2:40 p.m.


Family flowers only please, however a donation in aid of the Hospice of the Good Shepherd would be gratefully received.


The Anderson Family have been entrusted with the arrangements. All enquiries to Anderson Family Run Funeral Directors, 11 Chester Road, Whitby Village, Ellesmere Port. Telephone: (0151) 357 2671

10 messages of condolence

  1. Elaine Moran 17th August 2019 at 11:58 am - Reply

    Such sad news ,RIP Rod from your friends down south 🕊️💕

  2. James 1st August 2019 at 3:07 pm - Reply

    What a truly remarkable man. He was the life and soul of the VW trips, plenty of laughs on our road-trips and i’ve grown up with Rod being one of the first people I met in the VW scene. Never took life too seriously and will be greatly missed x

  3. Tony Evans 1st August 2019 at 8:40 am - Reply

    So sad to hear of the loss or this great person who was always full of life ,Rod was a good friend to me and showed kindness when I needed help.Lots of fun memories from the time I knew Rod.All my sympathy goes out to Rod’s family..R.I.P Rod.

  4. Stuart Pritchard 31st July 2019 at 9:07 pm - Reply

    So many memories of Rod sat on his step at the festivals chatting to us about his travels and experience, a true gent who will be sadly missed by us all who knew him in the scene. See you in the fields Rodders

  5. Davide lupi 31st July 2019 at 7:23 pm - Reply

    Thinking of you all at this difficult time mate. Always here if you need anything and will be there to support you on such a difficult day.

  6. Jeff Fredriksen 31st July 2019 at 7:18 pm - Reply

    Try sad to hear this news. Rod was a great bloke and kept us all laughing. He will be truly missed by everyone who knew him.
    Rest in piece my friend

  7. Mary Hodge 31st July 2019 at 6:57 pm - Reply

    Deep sympathy to all the family, my thoughts are with you in your sadness.

  8. Andy Bird 31st July 2019 at 5:28 pm - Reply

    OmG! I am in shock.

    I send my sincere condolences to you all. Rod was a amazing guy and was always out to help people.

    He loved the VW scene and it loved him.

    Such a sad loss.

    RIP Rod. 😔

  9. Craig Chorley 31st July 2019 at 4:48 pm - Reply

    Very sorry to hear about our old mate Rod. He was great company and always game for a laugh. Many fond memories!
    Deepest condolence to his family and loved ones.

  10. Karen Hagan 31st July 2019 at 4:32 pm - Reply

    So very sorry to hear this, Rod was a truly wonderful kind man. So many fond memories of him and the good times we shared at Volkswagen club events and camping at shows. Sending all our sympathy to Rod’s family, may he rest in peace.

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