Rodney Weesner, age 54 a resident of rural Dunkirk passed away Saturday, October 9, 2021 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie from Covid-19. He was a 1986 graduate of Jay County High School. Rodney owned and operated Hoosier Excavating and was a self-employed farmer. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp. and volunteered with the Jay County 4H. Rodney was a member of the United States Auto Club (U.S.A.C.) and enjoyed racing with the series.
Rodney Weesner was born January 25, 1967 in Portland, Indiana the son of Harry and Anita (Henthorn) Weesner.
2 Daughters- Katelyn White (husband-Cody) and Abigail Weesner, both of Portland
1 Son- Caleb Weesner, Dunkirk
His mother- Anita Orr, Redkey
3 Sisters- Dawn Shoaff (husband-Bill), Coral Springs, Florida, Maria Baker and Kristy Clark, both of Portland, Indiana
1 Brother- Wade Weesner (wife-Marci), Trafalgar, Indiana
His fiancé - Elizabeth Norris, Dunkirk, Indiana
3 Bonus Children- Kennedy (fiancé- Brandon) Norris, McKall Norris, and Kaden Norris, all of Dunkirk, Indiana
2 Grandchildren- Sophia and Zayden White and one grandchild due in January.
He was preceded in death by his father, Harry Weesner and his step father, Dan Orr.
Visitation for family and friends will be held from 4:00pm-8:00pm on Monday, October 18, 2021 at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland. Funeral services will be at 2:00pm Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Green Park Cemetery, Portland. Portland American Legion Post 211 will be in charge of military rites at the cemetery.
Memorials may be directed to Jay County 4H or the Wounded Warrior Project.
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