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John A Rodzik

March 27, 1954 - February 13, 2013
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John Alan Rodzik, 58, of Marietta, GA, passed away February 13, 2013 after a hard-fought battle with lung cancer. Born in Wyandotte, MI, John was the son of John and Lillian Rodzik. He was President of his Roosevelt High School senior class. A graduate of Michigan State University with a B.A. in accounting, he earned his CPA certificate while working at PriceWaterhouse Coopers.  John was CFO & Chief Tax Officer of a privately held company in Grand Rapids, MI that was ranked by INC Magazine as one of the fastest growing privately held companies in the United States. In 1983 he moved to Marietta, GA where he started his...
John Alan Rodzik, 58, of Marietta, GA, passed away February 13, 2013 after a hard-fought battle with lung cancer. Born in Wyandotte, MI, John was the son of John and Lillian Rodzik. He was President of his Roosevelt High School senior class. A graduate of Michigan State University with a B.A. in accounting, he earned his CPA certificate while working at PriceWaterhouse Coopers.  John was CFO & Chief Tax Officer of a privately held company in Grand Rapids, MI that was ranked by INC Magazine as one of the fastest growing privately held companies in the United States. In 1983 he moved to Marietta, GA where he started his own Edward Jones branch office and most recently was owner of Rodzik Investment Management. John cared for both the financial and personal well-being of each of his clients. He was also a partner in a Tilted Kilt franchise in Jacksonville, FL.

Away from the office, John was an avid cyclist with several "Century" (100 miles in a day) rides under his saddle and participated in many fundraising charity rides annually. John was a member of Leadership Cobb, the Cobb Chamber of Commerce, and served on a variety of charitable boards and investment committees.
He was best known for his friendly smile and love of family. He was involved in all aspects of fathering including scout leadership for many years as well as attendance at all of his children's activities and sporting events. He will be remembered for his sense of humor, his wit, his zest for life and his entrepreneurial spirit.

He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Becky Rodzik, son Jason Rodzik, daughter Rachel Rodzik, mother and step-father Lillian and Charles Rice, and sister Marilyn Rodzik. He was preceded in death by his father, John R. Rodzik. A celebration of John's life will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 2:00pm in the chapel of H.M. Patterson & Son, 1157 Old Canton Rd., Marietta, Ga. The family will receive friends on Friday from 6:00-8:00 pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family request contributions in memory of John Rodzik be sent to either of the following:
National MS Society (to help John achieve his charity ride goal of raising $2500 toward a cure of MS)
http://main.nationalmssociety.org/site/TR/Bike/GAABikeEvents?px=1873053&;pg=personal&fr_id=20576
Lung Cancer Foundation of America
http://www.lcfamerica.org/donate.html

"Becky and I worked together at Coca-Cola, and I met John on a fabulous sailing trip. They were such an attractive and fun family! Don and I as well as our..." Ann Short (Houston, TX)

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