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Bernard Leon Roudebush

July 19, 1925 ~ July 7, 2019 (age 93)

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Bernard Leon Roudebush, 93, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 7, 2019.  He was born in Noblesville on July 19, 1925 to Paul and Alma (Simmerman) Roudebush.

Bernard is survived by his wife, E. Jane (Gilpin) Roudebush, with whom he shared 72 wonderful years; his son, Ron Roudebush; a son-in-law, Clark Mitchell; and numerous nieces & nephews.  

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Connie Annette; his step-mother, Viola Woodruff Walters; his brother, Paul Wayne Roudebush; and sisters, Pratha Landis, Mary Marie Eskew, and Helen Addison.

Bernard worked driving a gravel truck and a semi for most of his married life.  He loved the outdoors until just a few years ago, and was an avid fan of hunting, fishing, golfing, horseback riding, camping, motorcycle riding, and traveling.  Bernard was a lifelong member of Refuge Christian Church.  He enlisted in the Army during World War II.  Bernard was also a member of Masonic Lodge #57, Eastern Star Radiant 200, the Scottish Rite and the Shrine.

The Roudebush family would like to especially thank Bernard’s nephew, Steve Mayhew, for all he has done and the joy he brought to Bernard these past several years.

Visitation will be held from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm, with a Masonic service at 7:30 pm on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Randall & Roberts Funeral Home, 1150 Logan Street in Noblesville.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Friday, July 12, 2019 at Refuge Christian Church, 11772 East 196th Street in Noblesville.  Burial will follow at Crownland Cemetery in Noblesville.

Memorial contributions may be made to Refuge Christian Church, 11772 East 196th Street, Noblesville, IN 46060.


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July 11, 2019

4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Randall & Roberts Funeral Home
1150 Logan Street
Noblesville, IN 46060

Funeral Service
July 12, 2019

11:00 AM
Refuge Christian Church
11772 East 196th Street
Noblesville, IN 46060


Crownland Cemetery
1776 Monument Street
Noblesville, IN 46060

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