Rodger Kraut Neargarder

Born: Fri., Jun. 13, 1952
Died: Sun., Feb. 24, 2019

Celebration of Life

4:00 PM Sun., Mar. 17, 2019
Location: American Legion Hall

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UNION CITY, OH - Rodger L. "Kraut" Neargarder, 66, passed away Sunday February 24, 2019 at his residence. He was born June 13, 1952 the son of Irvin Neargarder and the late Mary Ann Brubaker.
"Kraut," as he was known to his friends, was a self employed contractor and overall handyman throughout the area his whole life. He loved to share his knowledge and skill with others.  
Survivors include children, Christa Lynn (husband Jay) Gahret of Union City, OH, Angela Dee Neargarder of Harper Woods, MI, Ryan Duane Neargarder of Sebring, FL; grandchildren, Taylor Danyelle Sullenbarger, Zachary Ryan Sullenbarger, Zackery Gahret; great grandsons, Baylee Leander Brock, Rodger Andrew Dyllynn Bolin; siblings, Kent D. Neargarder of Union City, IN, Jody D. (husband David) Tyree of Vincennes, IN; father, Irvin Neargarder of Union City, OH; mother of his children, Rebecca McNutt; special lifelong friend, Debra Neargarder; and 2 furbabies Ammo and Henry Cat.
He was preceded by his mother Mary Ann Brubaker Neargarder; brother, Dwight Neargarder.
Per his request, a Celebration of Life will be held from 4-6 PM Sunday March 17, 2019 at the American Legion Hall, 318 W. Pearl St., Union City, IN. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to P.A.W.S. with envelopes available at the American Legion. Online condolences may be expressed at

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Judy Cox
   Posted Tue February 26, 2019
My heart 💔 hurts for the family, thoughts and prayers are with you all

Roy & Pam Younger
   Posted Wed February 27, 2019
God bless your family at this difficult time in your lives.

Kirby Whitacre
   Posted Wed February 27, 2019
A good person! RIP, Classmate.

Kirby Whitacre

Cheryl Pollitt
   Posted Sun March 17, 2019
Prayers for the family ❤️💔❤️🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

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