FULTON, NY – Rodd Raynor, 45, of Oswego, died Wednesday August 22, 2012.
He was born in Syracuse and graduated from Marcellus High School in 1985.
Rodd was the general manager at Fred Raynor Ford in Fulton.
He was an avid photographer and a gifted writer.
He enjoyed motorcycles, cars and mud bogging.
He especially enjoyed going to the Syracuse Nationals every year.
Rodd was a caring, giving and trusted friend and was so loved by children that many of his friends’ kids called him “Uncle Rodd.”
He loved animals and rescued many; taking them to the vet, nursing them to health and then finding them new homes.
Rodd was predeceased by his grandfathers, Bob Raynor and Jim Walker; and by a grandmother, Edna Walker.
He is survived by his father and stepmother, Fred and Penny Raynor; his mother, Nancy Swiech (Doug); his grandmother, Marie Raynor; several aunts, uncles and cousins.
There are no calling hours.
Funeral services are private.
A casual gathering to celebrate Rodd will be Sept. 5 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the American Foundry, 246 W. Seneca St., Oswego.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Rodd may be made to Extend-a-Paw and mailed c/o Fulton Savings Bank, 1909 State Route 3, Fulton, NY 13069.
Foster Funeral Home, Inc.