David E. Bodine

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David E. Bodine

August 04, 1947 - March 08, 2019

David E. Bodine David E. Bodine, 71, of Rossville, Ind., passed away Friday, March 8, 2019, at IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette, Ind., surrounded by his family.
He was born August 4, 1947, in Danville, Ill., to Robert "Bob" and Louise (Chew) Bodine.
On December 17, 1967, David married Linda Anderson at Perrysville Methodist Church; she survives.
In 1965, David graduated from Covington High School and attended Indiana State University in Terre Haute for one year before completing his education at Indiana College of Mortuary Science in Indianapolis. David was co-owner of Bodine and Shelby Funeral Home in Covington before moving to Rossville. There he bought Brown Funeral Homes in 1987; he then owned and operated Bodine Funeral Home in Rossville and Mulberry until his retirement in 2006.
David was very active in his communities, serving on the Covington Volunteer Fire Department, Rossville Volunteer Ambulance Service, and drove a school bus in both Covington and Rossville. He was a member of Rossville Presbyterian Church, Rossville Masonic Lodge 318, Foundation Masonic Lodge 60, Rossville Lions Club and Indiana Funeral Directors Association and past member of the Shriners.
David enjoyed fishing, hunting, and golfing and supported several wildlife clubs including Ducks Unlimited, National Wild Turkey Federation and Wildcat Conservation Club.
His true passion and joy in life was going to watch his grandchildren in their sporting events, horseback riding and racing events.
In addition to his wife, David is survived by his children, Kevin (Rustie) Bodine, of Rossville, Amy (Matt) Laucks, of Suwanee, Ga., and Kristy (Randy) Campbell, of Westfield; grandchildren, Cole Bodine, Lanie Bodine, Addy Laucks, Katie Laucks, Landon Campbell, and Luke Campbell; brother, Pete (Linda) Bodine, of Roanoke, Va.; nephew, Matt Bodine; and nieces, Jenny Kahoun and Meghan Swinford.
Preceding David in death are his parents and one sister, Betsy Allen.
Visitation will be Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at Genda Funeral Home Rossville Chapel from 3 p.m. EDT to the start of the Masonic service at 8 p.m. EDT. Funeral service honoring David will begin at 11 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at the funeral home with Pastor Michael Lyle officiating. Burial and graveside service will begin at 3 p.m. EDT Wednesday at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Covington.
Memorials in David's name may be made to Rossville Masonic Lodge 318, Rossville Lions or Rossville Presbyterian Church. Online condolences may be directed to www.gendafuneralhome.com
Published on March 11, 2019
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Tuesday March 12, 2019

3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Genda Funeral Home Rossville Chapel

450 North State Road 39, Rossville, IN 46065

Funeral service

Wednesday March 13, 2019

11:00 AM

Genda Funeral Home Rossville Chapel

450 North State Road 39, Rossville, IN 46065

Graveside service

Wednesday March 13, 2019

3:00 PM

Mount Hope Cemetery

Covington, IN, USA

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