Roderick D. Scribner Sr.

May 1, 1957 ~ December 27, 2018 (age 61)

Roderick De’Neal Scribner, Sr ., was born on April 30,1957 to the late Doretha & John Scribner. Affectionately known as Rick, he was called home suddenly by Our Heavenly Father on Thursday, December 27, 2018. Awaiting Scrib’s arrival at the pearly gates of heaven greeting him are his brothers, Andre & Micheal Scribner, along with their parents. The smiles they all adorned are enough to light the streets of gold.

One of life’s expected hardships is the death of a loved one. Today we pause for a moment of silence to catch our breath as we celebrate and remember the life of Roderick De’Neal Scribner.

Rick, was educated in the Baltimore City Public School System. Graduating from Fairmount Hill #453 High School. He continued to work several jobs, as Rick really enjoyed working, he discovered his passion as a cabinet maker. He worked for 6 ½ years at Burch Window Company sharing the love and passion with his name sake son Rod Jr. On these jobs, they shared a special bond. Anytime anyone needed something done you could be sure to call Rick to fix it. He had a handyman attitude and he would spend hours in getting the job done. He was determined to not give up on any challenges he faced.

Rick loved spending time with family and friends he really enjoyed his grandchildren and played a very important role in their lives. Rick loved music, he would sing and dance anywhere he was. He would grace the dance floor in his very stylish threads. Rick dressed very well and was a male fashionista as well as had a plethora for hats. He was always very well coordinated head to toe. Rick was a very giving, caring and loving person. In his downtime he would spend countless hours home relaxing, watching TV, sports and old shows where he was most comfortable at. Rick was a very fit and strong man, he won many trophies in his day’s from Chick Webb Recreation Center as an avid weightlifter. He also enjoyed roller skating, and hanging with the fellahs telling jokes and cutting up.

Rick’s memory is cherished and will forever remain with the pride and joy of his life, his one & only daughter Doretha Scribner; three sons, Roderick Scribner Jr, Keon Scribner & Daniel Allen; five grandsons, Roderick III, Taveon, Daniel Jr., Damont, and Desmond; three granddaughters, Wonda, Keona & Ava; two nephews, Jamal & Andre; one cousin, Arlene Kensie, and his life longtime friend, Janice Robinson.

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