Rod died unexpectedly on February 3, 2015, at his home in Oklahoma City. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clayton and Hazel Tanner. Rod was born in Oklahoma City on August 15, 1940, was a graduate of Northeastern State University at Tahlequah. He was retired from the Oklahoma Tax Commission, and, in his spare time, an avid golfer. Rod is survived by his wife Jane; sons, Keith and wife Alissa; Steve and wife Sherri; step son, Kirk and wife Sandra; grandchildren, Joshua, Trinity, Connor, Cameron, Ashlyn, Cari and Joseph; brother, Jim; sisters, Louise and Karen and many other family members and friends. In lieu of flowers please send donation to Metropolitan Baptist Church of Oklahoma City. Services to celebrate his life will be 10:30 am, Saturday, February 7, 2015 at Metropolitan Baptist Church.