Rodney Mack


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Monday, August 8, 2022
Adams-Green Funeral Home
721 Elden St.
Herndon, Virginia, United States

Funeral Service

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday, August 8, 2022
Adams-Green Funeral Home Chapel
721 Elden St
Herndon, Virginia, United States


Arlington National Cemetery
1 Memorial Drive
Arlington, Virginia, United States

Obituary of Rodney Mack

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Rodney Mack was born on February 16, 1953 in Orangeburg, South Carolina. He was the son of the late Cornelius and Louise A. Mack. Rodney departed this life on Tuesday, August 2, 2022 at his home in Chantilly, Virginia.

At an early age he joined St. Stephen United Methodist Church in Orangeburg, South Carolina and attended Grace Covenant Church in Virginia.

After attending elementary, middle, and high schools in Orangeburg, SC, he received a BS in Industrial Engineering from South Carolina State University in 1975, and a Masters of Education in Engineering/Industrial Management from the University of North Texas, in 1986.

Rodney served 20 years in the United States Army and retired with the rank of Major in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. While serving in the Army, he received numerous awards: Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal (2nd Award), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (5th Award), Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, and the Overseas Service Ribbon (2nd Award).

Following his military service, Rodney joined Aramark and served in the Center of Excellence until his passing. He was a loyal and dedicated employee of Aramark who worked his way up from Senior District Manager to Vice President.

Rodney truly loved his family deeply. He loved going on family trips, celebrating family milestones, and had a passion for cooking and grilling with his lovely wife, working in his gardens, riding his motorcycle, and driving his 1983 vintage Porsche.

He was preceded in death by his parents Cornelius and Louise A. Mack.

He is survived by: his loving wife of 30 years Jessica Kim Mack, a daughter, Jasmine Kimberly Mack and a son, Rodney Mack Jr. He is also survived by his siblings: James Cornelius Mack, Ernestine Mack (Fred), Emma Mack Hubbard (Hiram Jr.), Edieth Mack Gordon, Jennifer Mack Pilate (Felton), Jeffery Mack (Polina), Cynthia Mack Grant, all well as a host of aunts, an uncle, many nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives and friends.

His funeral will be held at Adams-Green Funeral Home on August 8, 2022 at 2pm and he will rest at the Arlington National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to the Purple Heart Service Foundation in his name.

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