Rodney Walter Murkin
January 29, 1960 - October 4, 2012
Kerrville TX - Mr. Rodney W. Murkin, 52, of Kerrville, Texas passed from this life on Thursday, October 4, 2012 from injuries sustained in a single vehicle accident in Kerrville, Texas.
Rodney was born January 29, 1960 in Decatur, Illinois to Leroy and Shirley Murkin. He was a talented drywall finisher and practiced his trade for many years. Rodney and his wife were the proprietors of a drywall company in Houston prior to relocating to the hill country.
The family wishes for the Kerrville community to know Rodney was a decent man, a fun and loving husband and father. Rodney fought a long fight with alcohol addiction and this illness ultimately took his life.
"Love is not how you forget but how you forgive.
Not how you listen but how you understand.
Not what you see but what you feel and not how
You let go but how you hold on."
Rodney is survived by his wife, Janisse Brinkley; children, Cody and Meghan Murkin; parents, Leroy and Shirley Murkin; a brother and two sisters.
Private services will be held at a later date.
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Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of the professionals at Kerrville Funeral Home. (830)895-5111