Elder Ernest N. Roddy, Sr., 75. Sunrise February 9, 1936 – Sunset May 8, 2011. A lifelong resident of Southfield, Ernest was a retiree of Columbus Public Schools and former employee of Westinghouse. He was a member of Apostolic Faith Temple where he served as Assistant Pastor, Superintendent of Sunday School, Board of Trustees, Brotherhood and Male Chorus. Ernest was preceded in death by his parents Charles and Eva Mae Roddy and six siblings. Left to cherish his memory, wife of 56 years Carolyn A. Roddy, sons Ernest (Vivian) Roddy, Jr., Eric Roddy, Carl (Christine) Roddy, William (Michelle) Seward and Todd (Monikia) Roddy, daughters Kim Roddy, Joy (Terry J.) Cornett, and Dina Roddy, brothers Vernon (Betty Jo) and Kenneth (Elaine) Roddy, sister Helen (Johnny) Seastrong, 23, grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, lifelong friend Bishop N.D. Jordan along with a host of other relatives and friends.
Elder Ernest N. Roddy, Sr.