Rodney Louis Rist

November 5, 1961 - December 20, 2020

Rodney Rist, 59, of Silsbee, died Sunday, December 20, 2020.  He was born on November 5, 1961, in Springhill, Louisiana, to Elouise Horton Rist and Charles Ray Rist, Sr.

Rodney was an avid fisherman and outdoorsman and he enjoyed cooking.  He was an operator for ExxonMobil for over thirty years and the owner and operator of J/Rods Processing in Silsbee. 

Survivors include his wife of twenty-one years, LaNelle Rist; daughters, Jennifer Rist Smith and her husband, Justin; Janey Rist Heilmann and her husband, Cody; Mandy Gore Haga; and Leeann Chance; son, Dusty Gore and his wife, Kim; grandchildren, Kegan, Bailey, Emma, Triston, Weston, Annabelle, and Octavia; mother, Elouise Gibson and her husband, B.J.; brother, Chuck Rist and his wife, Tina; sisters, Candy Lewis; Sandy Gibson and her husband, Kermit; and Angie Huebal and her husband, Pat; and several nieces, nephews, and a host of relatives and friends.  He is preceded in death by his father, Charles Ray Rist, Sr.

A gathering of Mr. Rist’s family and friends will be 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 23, 2020, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee. His graveside service will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, December 24, 2020, at Old Castor Cemetery, 1184 Old Castor Road, Castor, Louisiana, 71016.

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Old Castor Cemetery

Old Castor Cemetery
  • 1184 Old Castor Road, Castor, Louisiana 71016

Graveside Service

Graveside Service
  • 1184 Old Castor Road, Castor, Louisiana 71016
  • 12/23/2020
  • 2:00 pm

Gathering of Family and Friends

Gathering of Family and Friends
  • 490 cemetery road silsbee tx 77656
  • 12/23/2020
  • 3:54 pm

Broussard's Mortuary - Silsbee, TX

Broussard's Mortuary - Silsbee, TX
  • 490 cemetery road silsbee tx 77656

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Gene and Sheila Harris

We are so sorry for your loss of Rodney We are praying for you and family for strength and encourage you to trust God in all things We love you .

Lloyd and Paula Smith

LaNelle-we are so sorry for your loss. Rodney was a great person and will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May the Lord comfort you and your family at this time and throughout the holidays. God bless.

Mary Hammon

Stunned and shocked at this loss. Words are inadequate.

Nelda Rashall

So very sorry for your loss. Keeping each of you in my prayers.

Jan Dixon

I am so sorry for your loss. I know I just lost my husband to October 29. Ronnie was a good worker and I really enjoyed working with him

Deborah Carruthers

Jennifer and Janey, so very sorry for your loss. Know you are both in my prayers and as hard as it is you will get through this.- Love always

Leo LC Carmouchel12

Wonderful person enjoyed our time together at The Complex

Wally Crossley

Hated to hear of this loss. Rodney was a great operator and a pleasure to work with and be around. I was always glad to see his face when he was on our units. Helluva good guy. Praying for the family during this loss.God bless.

Shirley Stephens

LaNell so sorry to hear of your loss! My prayers are with you today and the days to come!!!