Thomas Halsey Rodda (October 15, 1984 – January 24, 2022)

Thomas Halsey Rodda

Thomas Halsey Rodda, 37, passed away Monday, January 24, 2022 at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming.  He was a life-long resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming. Thomas died following a lengthy courageous battle.

He was born October 15, 1984 in Rock Springs, Wyoming; the son of Douglas Wayne Rodda Sr. and Patti Kae Orester.

Thomas attended schools in Rock Springs, Wyoming and was a 2003 graduate of McHill High School.

He worked at Solvay Chemicals for the past 7 years as a Surface Utility Worker.

Thomas loved spending time with family, especially his children.  He enjoyed the outdoors; camping; fishing; hunting; shooting and BB’Qs with friends and family. 

Survivors include his parents, Douglas Rodda Sr. of Rock Springs, Wyoming; Patti Kae Orester of Rock Springs, Wyoming; one son Carter Halsey Rodda of Rock Springs, Wyoming; one daughter, Madison Louise Rodda of Rock Springs, Wyoming; two brothers, Steven Rodda of Rock Springs, Wyoming; Phillip Rodda and wife Christian of Rock Springs, Wyoming; one sister, Melissa Lyle and husband Aaron of Washington State; several aunts; uncles, cousins; nieces; nephews.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents; maternal grandparents; stepmother Jo Suftko Rodda; one brother, Doug Rodda Jr; one nephew, Kyle Rodda.

The family respectfully requests donations to be made in Thomas’ memory to National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd Street, New York, New York 10016.

Cremation will take place; a Celebration of Life will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Monday, January 31, 2022 at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 3309 Sweetwater Drive, Rock Springs, Wyoming.  

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