Rodney Allen Vest, Sr., 85, of Woodville died Wednesday, July 8, 2020. He was born August 11, 1934 in Covington, VA to the late John and Christine Vest.

Mr. Vest was a lifelong resident of Rappahannock County where he was an agent for Farm Bureau from 1970 to 1996. He was also employed by Safeway in Culpeper. He loved traveling in his camper with his wife Jo and their Yorkshire Terrier, Lady and was an avid hunter, fisherman and successful gardener.

He is survived by one daughter, Pat Vest Whorton; one brother, Mike Vest; and two grandchildren, Mary Ashley Vest and Logan Ashby Vest.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jo Vest; one son, Rodney “Todd” Vest, Jr.; one son-in-law, Charles Whorton; and one brother, Grady Vest.

Mr. Vest will lay in rest with viewing from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at Found and Sons Funeral Chapel, 850 Sperryville Pike, Culpeper, VA. Due to COVID mandates, masks are required to enter our building.

Services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Children’s Foundation, PO Box 487, Washington, VA 22747 &/or Rappahannock Animal Welfare League, PO Box 396, Amissville, VA 20106.

An online guestbook and tribute wall are available at

Found and Sons Funeral Chapel of Culpeper is serving the family.

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