Rodney was born on March 24, 1956 to (Carl James Landrum) & Gloria Mae Nelson in Kirbyville, Texas. He was a proud Baptist with a strong Christian faith.
Rodney was a captain on an offshore work boat and an offshore crew boat. He was also a heavy equipment operator for Union Pipeline, and he was an avid commercial fisherman throughout his life.
He was a loving father, grandfather, son, brother, uncle, nephew cousin and friend.
He is preceded in death by his father, James Landrum, and his youngest brother, Randy Landrum.
Rodney is survived by his mother, Gloria Landrum, one son, BJ Sullivan, one daughter, Michelle Binford & husband Howard, siblings; one brother, Rickey Landrum & wife Brenda, three sisters, Pami Boozer & husband Russ, Tina Landrum and Rhonda Kaye Landrum & partner Tamra, five grandchildren; MyRanda Means, Logan and Rebecca Sullivan, Tiffany Watson and Grady Herren, two great-grandchildren; Bradlee Hill and Zooey Watson, one nephew, Trey Broadway & fiancé Christina, one niece, Kristal Landrum and one great nephew, Anthony Griffin and numerous friends and other relatives.
The family would like to give special thanks to Amanda Harness, Harbor Hospice, Young’s Daughters Funeral Home, and At Home Health Care for the compassionate care during this difficult time.
The family would like to ask for donations to St. Jude’s in lieu of flowers.