Rodney Bruce Guinn

Rodney Bruce Guinn

Rodney Bruce Guinn

Rodney Bruce Guinn, age 81, passed of a heart attack on Sept. 6, 2019.

He was born on May 3, 1938, in Ajo, Arizona, lived in California and Alaska before settling down in Silverdale, Washington. 

He proudly served his country in both the Navy and the Army. After his honorable discharge from the Army in 1967, he served as a California Highway Patrol officer before joining the Alaska State Troopers in 1978. His first post in Alaska was in Juneau before getting promoted in 1982 to the rank of Corporal and was assigned to Kodiak as Deputy Post Commander. 

In 1985, he married Midge Leamer. After retiring from the Alaska State Troopers in 1987 they moved to Washington state. 

During the next few years he worked as an Investigator for DIS, then as a Tribal Gaming Agent for The Point Casino, and a short tour of duty at Walmart. 

He is survived by his wife Midge Guinn, their children Bonnie Hankins (Michael), Carol Grantier (Donald), Jody Schmitz (Fred), Shannon West (Tom), Victor Leamer (Debbie), Kelly Leamer (Christena), Danielle Musgrove (Mike), Mike Leamer (Sheri Cregger). 17 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, and ex-wife Arlene Guinn.

He will be laid to rest at Tahoma National Cemetery on Sept. 16 at 10:30 a.m. followed by a celebration of Life at Poulsbo Community Church at 2 p.m. 

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