Lyle Kent Rexrode, 68, of Marion, SC and formerly of Harrisonburg, VA, died on Monday, Feb. 14, 2022, at the home of his sister surrounded by loving family and friends. Born on May 25, 1953 in Oakland, he was the son of the late Woodrow Ross and Gertrue Gladys (Landis) Rexrode.
After graduating in 1971 from Southern High School, Oakland, MD, he worked with Sam Weber for Avis Trucking as a mechanic in Glen Burnie, MD. He moved back to Garrett County and owned R & S Automotive in Loch Lynn Heights. He was a certified diesel mechanic through The Diesel Institute of America. "Mr. Rex" worked as a mechanic and car salesman for Joe Bowman in Virginia and was a used car manager for Harrisonburg Honda, and in sales at Donovan Used Cars. He was also a partner with Car Mart Auto Sales, Harrisonburg. Lyle enjoyed putting model cars together at a young age with his older brother, Roger; roller skating with Darrell's skates; all genres of music (he was a bellringer and choir member in the Southern Chorus), including bluegrass; camping, boating, fishing, car auctions, flea markets and all things antique. He especially enjoyed family get-togethers and reunions at Deep Creek Lake.
He is survived by his former wife, Pamela Harvey Rexrode, VA; son, Marshall Alan Rexrode, and wife, Edil; and three step-grandchildren, all of Harrisonburg, VA; brother, Burton Rexrode and wife Barbara, Delta, PA; sister, Carla Hyson and fiance Harry Gerry, Marion, SC; a dear sister-in-law, Linda Rexrode, Fort Ashby, WV; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Nathan Kent Rexrode; brothers, Gordon Leo, Roger Dwight and Darrell Lynn Rexrode.
Friends will be received at the C & S Fredlock Funeral Home, P.A., 21 N 2nd St., Oakland on Friday, February 18, 2022, from 4 to 7 PM and Saturday, February 19, 2022, from 10 to 11 AM at which time a funeral service will be held with his brother, Pastor Burton Rexrode officiating. Interment will follow in the Deer Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Amedisys Hospice Care, 500 Pamplico Hwy, Ste D, Florence, SC 29505.