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Rodney (Dean) Bachtell

September 6, 1937 ~ December 25, 2021 (age 84)


Rodney (Dean) Bachtell, 84, of Shippensburg, Pennsylvania passed away December 25, 2021 in Fayetteville, Pennsylvania. He was born on September 6, 1937  in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania  to Wilson  and Bertha  (Pentz) Bachtell. Dean was a lifetime member of the Tomstown Social Club, and enjoyed hunting and fishing, and spending time with his family.

Dean is survived by his children Delphine Brown Ott, Cheryl Brown Small, Rodney Brown, Sr., and Dale Brown Martin, 23 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great grandchildren and a sister, Cheryl Shindledecker.

In addition to his parents, Dean was preceded in death by his lifetime companion Ruth Brown Martin, and eight children: Richard "Rick" Brown, Debra Brown Houck, Becky Brown Butts, Charles "Buck" Brown, Daniel Dan" Brown, Leora "Ella" Brown Baker, Sue Brown Cook, and Tina Marie Brown. He was also preceded in death by a sister Joann John.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at 3:00 PM, at Antietam Cemetery in Waynesboro. Online condolences may be expressed at

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Graveside Service
December 29, 2021

3:00 PM
Antietam Cemetery, Waynesboro

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