Rodney Borden


Visitation Details

Service Details
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM 7:00 PM
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Englewood United Methodist Church Englewood United Methodist Church











Rodney Borden, age 57 of Athens, TN, passed away Sunday, December 3, 2017. He was the son of the late Jerry Dejuan and Elaine Ferguson Borden. Rodney was a member of Englewood United Methodist Church. He was a graduate of University of Tennessee Knoxville. Rodney’s hobbies included gardening, UT football, stock car racing, and was an avid reader. He is preceded in death by his parents; grandparents, Anne and Floyd Cochran and Harold and Willie Borden; and nephew, Beau Borden.

Survivors include Fiancee, Deborah Mayfield; brother, Mike Borden of Chattanooga, TN; sisters and brothers-in-laws, Connie and TR Vincent of Decatur, TN and Lisa and Jerry Miller of Englewood, TN; nieces and nephews, Chris Vincent, Courtney Jenkins, Heather Atkinson, Hunter Borden, Sydney Miller, and Dylan Miller; step children and wives, Rico and Precious Mayfield, Grant and Melissa Mayfield, and Brad and Audrey Mayfield; special friends, Sandra Elrod and Doug Bussell; host of step grandchildren; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Memorial service will be held at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at Englewood United Methodist Church with Pastor Scott Cardin and Dr. John Oldham officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the church prior to the service.





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  1. Brenda Gillespie Jackson December 6, 2017

    Borden family so sorry that Rodney had passed…but rest assured there will be a time when death will be now more Rev 21: 3&4. Your Family is in my prayers

  2. Perry Duncan and the Duncan family December 4, 2017

    Rod had a good soul and was always respectful. Rod has his ultimate healing and is at peace with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. May God bring all of Rod’s family and friends peace and lots of support always. Blessings, Perry Duncan (friend and former pastor)

  3. Rebecca Evans CNA December 4, 2017

    I am so sorry for your loss my prayers are with all of you

  4. Sara Jo Qualls December 4, 2017

    I am saddened to read of Rod’s Passing. I can still picture where he sat in my classroom. He was so sweet and worked with no complaints. He always had a smile. My condolences to all of you. I know you have some wonderful memories of him. May they help you during this sad time.


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