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Roderick Ferrel Gaskin

February 8, 1969 ~ August 3, 2021 (age 52)

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Gaskin ~ Roderick "Rod" Ferrel Gaskin was born February 8, 1969 in Orlando, Florida to the late Willie James Johnson (Special dad – Al Rollins) and Veronica Rollins.  Special acknowledgement to his grandmother, the late Rosalee Gaskins.  He left this earthly life Tuesday, August 3, 2021.

Roderick graduated from Evans High School in Orlando, Florida.  He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Maryland in 1999 and Gospel Ministry license in 2006.  Roderick moved to Jacksonville from Orlando in 2019; and was employed at AutoZone for some years.

Roderick leaves to cherish his memory wife, Shenera Gaskins; daughters, Brittany  and Ashley Gaskin (Daytona Beach, Florida); stepsons, Kendrick Bullard, Dominick  and Zackary Carpenter (Jacksonville, Florida);  grandchildren, Jevon Crooms, Jamarkus Crooms Jr., Joy Guillory, Asher Pierce, Jakson Pierce (Daytona Beach, Florida); mother, Veronica Rollins (Orlando, Florida);  sister, Rhonda (Gerrille) Robinson (Orlando, Florida);   special cousin, Tara Hicks;  a host of family members and grieving friends.   

Celebration of Life service for Roderick Ferrel Gaskin will be 12:00PM Monday, August 9, 2021 at The Soutel Chapel.  Visitation one hour prior to service.  Interment at Jacksonville National Cemetery 10:30 AM Wednesday, August 11, 2021.  Because of the love of his family, arrangements entrusted to J. E. Fralin & Sons Funeral & Cremation Services, 5065 Soutel Drive, 904-924-9400 You may witness the service live by accessing the live stream link at   

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 Service Program


24 Hour Viewing
August 9, 2021

11:00 AM
The Soutel Chapel
5065 Soutel Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32208-1863

Funeral Service
August 9, 2021

12:00 PM
J. E. Fralin & Sons Funeral & Cremation Services
5065 Soutel Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32208

August 11, 2021

10:30 AM
Jacksonville National Cemetery
4083 Lannie Road
Jacksonville, FL 32218

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