Rodney O’Shields 54, of Kellyville, OK passed from this life on October 7, 2021 after an unexpected tragedy. Rodney was born July 31, 1967, in Sapulpa, OK to Belva Hall and Glenn O’Shields. He graduated from Sapulpa High School.
Rodney was a man of many abilities and skills. He began working for Tulsa Steel and working with his father-in-law Jerry Crawford for many years, McKissick, The Crosby Group, and most recently with Air Design Comfort L.L.C.
Rodney met and married the love of his life Jami O’Shields in Sapulpa, OK on February 6, 1987. The couple was blessed with 3 ginger children and celebrated 34 years of marriage together.
Rodney was a high school wrestling state CHAMPION with a career record of 72-10. Not only was he a champion on the mat, but he was also a CHAMPION in our lives. For 13 years Rodney served as an elementary wrestling coach for the Sapulpa Chieftains where he inspired many young talented athletes.
Rodney enjoyed in his spare time, fishing, spending time with his family, and pestering his 5 grandchildren. He was a caring and selfless man that would give his shirt off his back for someone in need. He never met a stranger and always had a good story ready to go for any situation. He would adopt any kiddo on the spot that needed love. Overall, he was the dad every kid envied.
He is survived by his loving wife Jami O’Shields, children; Adam O’Shields, Andrew O’Shields, Samantha O’Shields, Megan Barker, and Jeremy Wolfe, future son-in-law; Tristan Fields, future daughter-in-law; Alishia Legrand, his five grandchildren, brother; Walter Hall, sister; Melissa O’Shields, and a host of other relatives and close friends.
Services will be held on Friday, October 15, 2021 at 2:00 pm in the afternoon at Coalition Church, 24543 OK 33, Sapulpa, Oklahoma.
Services are under the direction of Smith Funeral Home, Sapulpa, OK.
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