ROCHESTER, IN - Rodney Ray Robinson 83, of Rochester, formerly of Valparaiso, IN passed away Saturday, October 6, 2018 in Valparaiso, IN. He was born January 10, 1935 in Gustave, SD to Philo and Evelyn (Sunding) Robinson. He is survived by his son, Rodney G. (Darla) Robinson of Valparaiso; sisters, Sharon Snow of Valparaiso and Linda Young of Knox, ex wife Ellen (Penny) Robinson; as well as numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents and son, Philo M. Robinson; brothers, Wayne and Gale Robinson; sisters, Phyllis Hardesty, Marion Bodin, and Hazel Robinson.
A “Celebration of Life” in honor of Rodney will be held on October 20, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Living Hope Community Church, 1115 Calumet Ave., Valparaiso, IN 46383. At 5:00 p.m. a memorial service will be performed. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to VNA Hospice, 501 Marquette St. Valparaiso, IN, 46383.