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Rodney D. Lacewell
August 18, 1950 ~ November 8, 2022 (age 72) 72 Years Old
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Rodney D. Lacewell of Enterprise, Alabama, passed away Tuesday, November 8th, 2022. He was 72.
Memorialization will be by cremation. Visitation will be held at County Line Baptist Church, Enterprise, Alabama, on Saturday, November 12, 2022, at 10:30 a.m. followed by a memorial service at noon.
Rodney was born on August 18th, 1950, in Clovis, New Mexico. He was a decorated helicopter pilot, gaining his wings while serving in the U.S. Army. He served two tours in Vietnam, earning the rank of Chief Warrant Officer 2 (CW2) and being awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, two Purple Hearts, and many other commendations. He loved flying helicopters and retired in 2020 as a helicopter Instructor Pilot for the primary flight school at Ft. Rucker. Rodney loved golf and could always be found sharing that with others. He was a member of County Line Baptist Church where he taught Sunday School for a number of years.
Above all, Rodney loved his family and his church. He was a loving, kind and generous man who was always ready to help out anyone in need.
Rodney is preceded in death by his parents, Windsor and Jeane Lacewell of New Mexico.
He is survived by his wife, Teresa Lacewell of Enterprise, Alabama; siblings, Roxie Morison (Dave), Link Lacewell (Jody), Dallas Creson (Bob), and Jimmie Davis (Stanley); and children, Renee Boyles (Kevin), Dawn Lemons (Marcus), Amanda North, Ashley Hinshaw (John), and Benjamin Lacewell.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering for global missions at County Line Baptist Church, or by donating at https://www.imb.org/generosity/lottie-moon-christmas-offering/.