Rogers Dean Kendall
1943 - 2021
Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.
2959 West 11th Avenue
Gary, IN
a.k.a. "Dean", was born May 30, 1943, to the late Travis and Azalea Kendall in Dresden, Tennessee. Dean professed hope in Christ at an early age. December 31, 1963, Rogers married his late wife of 56 years, Georgia Kendall, and bore four children. He moved to Gary, IN in 1965, worked for U.S. Steel Mill, and retired in August 2003, after 38 years. Dean, loved by many, was a staple at Amvets Post 6. Known as "Daddy Dean" by his grandchildren, and "Uncle Dean" or "Cuz" by friends, will be greatly missed by all. He passed away on Monday, June 21, 2021. He was preceded in death by wife; daughter, Kathy; parents; and Larry Kendall. He leaves to cherish his memories, children: Keith (Delmar) Kendall, Karen (Gerald) Akujobi Sr., and Kim Kendall; grandchildren: Keevon Kendall, Kayla Akujobi, Gerald "Uche" Akujobi Jr., and Dara Glover; two great-grandchildren, Timothy and Tinsley; special son, Reginald Smith, and a host of other relatives and friends. Memorial service: Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. at the Guy & Allen Chapel, 2959 W. 11th Ave., Gary, IN.

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Published by Post-Tribune on Jun. 27, 2021.
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so long old friend .
Kenny Parks
July 10, 2021
There's no greater bond broken than that of a parent and child. The wound is deep and the sorrow is great. Therefore take consolation in the promise of Jesus Christ who gives the promise of eternal life in Him. God bless the Kendall family as Mr. Kendall take his rest.
Min. H. Carl Gary IHS
June 29, 2021
Deepest condolences Family. Dean was a true friend to All of his Tennessee family here in Gary. He will be greatly missed. So many memories.
Jimmy Nrown
June 29, 2021
Condolences to the family. Your Mom was my first cousin. May the Lord comfort you. Love/Blessings
Iris Gardner
June 29, 2021
May God continue to guide you through this trying time. My thoughts and prayers are always with all of you. GOD BLESS
Erica Tharpe
June 29, 2021
Miss Karen, my family and I extend our deepest condolences on the passing of your dad. We will continue to keep you all lifted up in prayer.
Deborah L Griggs
June 29, 2021
Dear Karen, you have my deepest condolences in the loss of your father, may God bring comfort, to you and your family. In Jesus name, I pray. Amen
Minister Robin Walton
June 27, 2021
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
Gwendolyn West
June 27, 2021
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