RODNEY McCUNE1950-2010Rodney Blake McCune, 60, of Newcomerstown, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010, at Union Hospital, Dover. He was born Sept. 23, 1950, in Guernsey County, to the late Jerry L. McCune and Marjorie J. (Ott) McCune of Newcomerstown ,He was a 1969 Newcomerstown High School graduate. He was in the US Army during the Vietnam War where he served two tours. He was a Door Gunner and received a Purple Heart for injuries sustained. He retired from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources in 2001 where he worked in fish management as a unit leader. He was a Baptist by faith. He was a member of American Legion-Thomas C. Montgomery 431, Elks Lodge 1555 of Newcomerstown, and Newcomerstown Veterans Honor Guard. Rod was very proud of the time he spent serving his country and of the years he spent during his career at ODNR. Since his retirement, he has loved every single day he was given.He is survived by his wife, Jan E. (Robinson) McCune, whom he married June 28, 1997. He is also survived by three sons, Kevin McCune of Uhrichsville, Brett McCune and Beau McCune, both of Newcomerstown; stepson, Justin Alles of Columbus; four grandchildren, Dakota, Ezra, Francesca, and Sophia; three sisters, Cheryl (Richard) Sweitzer of Newark, Laura (Kenny) Arnold of West Lafayette, and Jodie (Carl) Lehman of Newcomerstown; three brothers, Jeff (Kathy) McCune and Scott (Teresa) McCune, all of Newcomerstown, and Randy (Debra) McCune of Port Washington; and Rod's constant companion, Luke; and many special friends, including his Elks brothers and several ex-coworkers at ODNR Fish and Wildlife.Services were Dec. 19, 2010, at the Addy Funeral Home, Newcomerstown, with the Rev. Ronald Little officiating. Interment will take place at a later date. Military service will be conducted by Newcomerstown Veterans Honor Guard.Memorial contributions may be made to: Newcomerstown Veterans Honor Guard, c/o Dennis Bell, 623 S. River St., Newcomerstown, OH 43832. Online condolences may be made at