James R. “Rod” Fenn, 87, passed away February 15, 2019, in Apple Valley, Minnesota. Rod was the son of the late Roger P. and Alice M. Fenn, born May 16, 1931 in Tulsa, OK. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Myrtice “Myrt” Rowe Fenn.
Rod graduated from Tulsa Central High School and obtained a B.M.E. Degree from the University of Tulsa where he was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha and Kappa Kappa Psi honorary music fraternity. After his honorable discharge as a Captain from the U.S. Air Force, Rod enjoyed a long career as a commercial pilot.
Rod is survived by his three children: James M. Fenn, M.D. and wife, Vickie of Baton Rouge, LA; Cynthia “Cindy” Fenn and partner, Nicholas Wolf, of Prior Lake, MN; Cheryl Fenn Macek and husband, John D. of Sulphur Springs, TX; and seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He is also survived by sisters, Joan M. Fenn Teague, Mary Ellen Fenn (Gene) Whiteford; and a brother, Duane A. (Christine) Fenn.
A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, March 11, 2019, at 2:00 P.M. at Parkview Baptist Church, 5805 S. Sheridan Road, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74145.