Rodney Everett

September 12, 2020


Mr. Rodney Jershawn Everett of Seffner, FL passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020.  Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, September 19 at 2 p.m. at Tampa Life Church, 10930 US Hwy 301 North, Thonotosassa, FL, Senior Pastor Robert Tisdale with Pastor Jesse H. Smalley II, officiating.  Interment will follow in Mayberry Cemetery.   Please follow the CDC guidelines.  Masks are required. 

Mr. Rodney Jershawn Everett affectionately known as “Hot Rod” or “Big Country” was a native of Tampa, Florida. He was educated in the public schools of Hillsborough County and was a graduate of Armwood High School, Class of 2001.  He furthered his education at Northwood University, Midland, MI where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and he also attended Florida A & M University. 

Mr. Everett was employed by Pepin Distributing Company for 9 years. 

He was preceded in death by: grandparents, Mercy Lee Jackson Spann and Grady Earl Spann (Jimmy), and Frank Everett Sr.; great grandparents, Carrie Bell Culver Spann and George W. Spann, Leroy Jackson and Mable Alexander Jackson; uncles, Marvet “Boe” Spann, Carl E. Spann, and Clayton Everett; aunts, Mary W. Spann Campbell, Mary Spann, Mary Brown, Cora Clayton, Armelia Herndon and Roseatta Gipson; cousins, Charles Larry, Sr, Alphonso Jackson, Dorothy McClendon, Leroy Armwood, Charles Gipson, Jeremiah Harrison, Evonne Hayward, and Steve Spann. 

He leaves to cherish his memory a loving and devoted family who will cherish his legacy: his loving companion and mother of his children, Natasha Sepulveda; children, Raquel, Raliyah and Rodney J. Everett Jr.; stepchildren, Jady and Christian Muniz; Godchildren, Demoyne Stoney Jr. “Truck”, JaVarie Bolton, and Lela Marie Bolton,  mother, Cynthia Spann-Booth (Robbie); father, Frank Everett (Consuela); grandmother, Annie C. Johnson; brothers, Frank Everett “BowLeggs”, Antonio Booth “Lil Brah”, Terrence Dupree (Lakeisha), Quanmario Williams, Demoyne Stoney “Redd” (Micaela “Miki”); stepsisters, Calah Daughtry, and Shayla Daughtry; aunts, Gloria Spann Warren (Sylvester), Lorene Johnson, Elma Spann Settle, Patty Alexander (Matthew), Linda Edwards (Issac); uncle, Felix Spann (Tonya), Eugene Spann, Winston Spann (Joe) and Ronald Everett; nephew, Bryson Booth; Godparents, Julia Hart, Pastor Donald and Marie Tarver-White; Godsisters, Serena Thornton, Hattie Iveson-Mosley, Minister Samantha Bolton-Randall and Terri Bolton; Second moms, Mary Boyd, Nicole Stevens Douglas, Armelia Russ, Sirnita Armwood, Angela Campbell, Rosa Pearson Williams, Yolanda Hayes; Raised up like sisters and brothers, Daisha Spann, Kiera Spann, Kieana Spann, Comaneci Greco (Frank), Kasha Alexander (Terrence), Shonee Hayes, Sierra Pearson, Konishayaki Armwood-Wilson, Chaquita Armwood-Fay, Cora Smith Noble-Leggett, Latosha Smith, Anitra Jackson, Charquis Hugee, Savannah Stevens, Staroctavia Thornton-Coolidge, Shawntae Thornton, Katera Armwood Simpson, Matthew Alexander (Patrice), Ricky Smith  (Doyin), Julian Smith, Jay Green (Justin), William Stilling, Quanmeisha World, Shantana Jones-Fadeyi (Sallam), Sasha Thornton-Seay, and Sassy Thornton-Seay; special cousins, Arleyah Barbery (Larry), Robin Harrison-White (Steve), Lucky Screen (Lillie). Charles Larry, Jr., Macon Larry (Shelly), Darrell Hernandez (Chandrea), Anita Mallard (Mario), Melvin Lee Jackson, Valerie Campbell Smith, Verlesa Davis, Marvin Mitchell, Garrett Armwood Sr., Garrett Armwood Jr., (Melissa), Latasha Armwood, Ashley Armwood, Letoya Armwood-Holmes (Terrance), Johnny Armwood Sr. (Marshell), Kendra Russ-Flanning (Adrian), Kenneth Russ, Kennecia Russ,   Antonio Ward, Ricky Gipson, John Gipson (Jackie), John Gipson Jr., Jadon Gipson, Johnny Gipson, Miracle J. Douglas, Carrie Spann-Stovall (Terry), Sharon Spann-Moore (Bobby), Kenneth Spann (Tia), Keah Spann, Kayleigh Spann-Hayward, John Hayward, Termaine Stovall, Corey Warren, Gregory Warren, Tremayne Dupree, Tekeiyah Dupree, Albert Ross, Jr., Jennifer Ross, Alexis Michaela, Tavona Putnam, and Jeanette Brown; extended family whom he loved dearly, Sonia Santiago, Marcelo Rodriguez, Daniel Klaus, Ivan Sepulveda Sr., Ivan Sepulveda, Jr. Marie Sepulveda, Wanda Santiago, Jose Santiago, Melissa Santiago, Bernice Collymoore, Karen Royron, Dan Fuchs, Sweetbay Grocery Store family, Pepin Distributing family, Original Country Boys family, Armwood Football Coaches and players, Coach Sean Callahan; and a host of cousins, co-workers, other loving relatives and friends.   

The remains will repose from 3-7 p.m., Friday, September 18, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue. We are asking family and friends to follow the CDC guidelines. Masks are required.

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September 18, 2020

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ray Williams Funeral Home
301 N. Howard Avenue
Tampa, FL 33606-1508

Funeral Service
September 19, 2020

2:00 PM
Tampa Life Church
10930 US Highway 301 North
Thonotosassa, FL 33592

September 19, 2020

Mayberry Cemetery
10906 Bessie Dix Road
Seffner, FL 33584

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