Roger D. Woodrum

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Roger D. Woodrum, 50, of Liberty, and former longtime resident of Elwood, passed away Saturday, May 13, 2017, at Ephraim McDowell Medical Center in Danville, surrounded by his family following multiple health complications.

He was born April 13, 1967, in Elwood, the son of Everett C. and Connie J. High Woodrum. Roger worked as a car detailing supervisor at Champion Dodge prior to his disability. He was a 1985 graduate of Elwood Community High School and he enjoyed playing baseball and basketball while in school. He was baptized in the Christian Church. Roger was an avid bowler and was once an active member of several bowling leagues. He loved fishing and was a devoted fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers football team. Roger will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Roger's family includes his parents, Everett C. and Connie J. High Woodrum of Kirklin; two children, Steven Tyler Woodrum of Kokomo and Jessicca Cobb of Indianapolis; a brother, Charles Robert (Tammy) Woodrum of West Virginia; two sisters, Wanda (Willy) Penn of Elwood and Cheryle Norwick of Alexandria; two grandchildren, Oliver and Waylon Woodrum; a close nephew, Dustin Woodrum of Florida; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Roger was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Raymond and Esther High and paternal grandparents, Willis and Geneva Woodrum.

A graveside service celebrating Roger's life was conducted at Wednesday, May 17, in Elwood City Cemetery in Elwood with Rev. Stan Alvey officiating.

Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Jude Children's Reseach Hospital through the funeral home.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Copher-Fesler-May Funeral Home in Elwood.

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Published in The Casey County News on June 10, 2017