Roderick “Rod” Moore dead: Missing Roderick “Rod” Moore cause of death – obituary – tributes How did Roderick “Rod” Mooredie? funeral plans.
- Died: July 7, 2020
- Age: year old
- Cause of death: An autopsy is scheduled to determine the cause of death, according to the Porter County coroner’s office, but no foul play is suspected.
Roderick “Rod” Moore, who had served as Valparaiso University’s head athletic trainer for nearly 50 years, was found dead Wednesday after wandering away from his Valparaiso-area home more than a week ago and igniting a search by officials, family and friends.
Moore, who suffered from dementia, was found in a marsh east of the Heritage Valley subdivision along U.S. 30, not far from his Center Township home, his family said.
He had left his home shortly before 8 p.m. June 30.
Roderick “Rod” Moore obituary, funeral arrangement
The family are yet to make public the obituary and funeral arrangements. We are unable to confirm if any GoFundMe was created for the deceased.
Kelsey Moore said on behalf of the family;
“Our hearts are broken right now.”
“This certainly isn’t the outcome that we had hoped for. Even so, we are grateful to know he has been found and that we can properly lay him to rest. Rod lived a wonderful, full life and was loved by so many.
“We can’t even begin to express our thanks to our friends, family and community for their love, support and efforts to help us bring Rod home. We would also like to thank the Porter County Sheriff’s Office, Porter County Search and Rescue, and the rest of the local law enforcement community for all their efforts and for ultimately recovering him. We rest knowing we did all that we could.”
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