Richard Rodgers

August 3rd

Richard Rodgers, 73, of Syracuse, IN passed away on August 3, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on April 9, 1948 in Fort Wayne, IN to Charles “Bud” & Dorothy (Hapner) Rodgers. He was a US Army Veteran. He worked for Dana for 18 years, and was self employed for many years before retiring. On May 15, 1982 he married Melodie Poinsett who survives. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. Along with his wife Melodie Rodgers of Syracuse, he is survived by his daughter – Alerie (Joseph) Gingerich of Middlebury, Son – Troy (Madonia) Rodgers of Millersburg. 4 grandchildren – Cody, Gracie, Annabelle, & Daxon. 1 sister – Marsha Zickafoose. He was preceded by his parents and 1 brother Buddy. A Celebration of Richard’s life will be held at the North Webster American Legion Post #253 on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 1 PM.  Eastlund Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

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