Rodney Z. Nutt, 73, of Springfield, IL, died on Friday, April 26, 2013 at 12:46 p.m. at his home. He was born December 21, 1939 to James Dixon and Ina Margaret Hartsock Nutt in Clarksville, MO. Rodney married Jane K. Goveia on May 21, 1962 and she preceded him in death on April 30, 2003.
His parents; two sons, Christopher and Todd Nutt; three sisters, Marcia Hale, Vicki Cole and Karen Hunolt and two brothers, Kerri and Donald Nutt also preceded him in death
Survivors include his son, Troy Nutt of Springfield; mother-in-law, Jeanette Goveia of Springfield; three sisters, Roberta Gutherie, Jayma (William) Arnold and Cindy (Milton) Willingham all of Quincy IL; five brothers, Robert (Phyllis) Nutt of Quincy, Gary (Lorraine) Nutt of Springfield, Larry Michael Nutt of Quincy, Dennis (Gerri) Nutt of Tracey, CA and Randy (Linda) Nutt of Quincy; one aunt, Loretta Hartsock of Louisiana, MO and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Rodney was a member of the Anchor Boat Club. He enjoyed gambling, horseshoes, hunting, bowling, wood work, throwing darts and was an avid Illini and St. Louis Cardinals fan. Rodney retired from the City of Springfield Street Department and had also worked for Tri State Floral.
Visitation: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Tuesday April 30, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 12 p.m. Tuesday April 30, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Terry Dowds officiating. Burial will be at Oak Ridge Cemetery.
The family request that memorial contributions be given to the American Cancer Society.
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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