John David Rorick

January 16, 1940 ~ August 15, 2021 (age 81)


John David Rorick, 81, of Angola died Sunday, August 15, 2021, at home. John was born January 16, 1940 in Fort Wayne, to the late Robert William Rorick and Ida Luella (Kouts) Bryan.  

He graduated from Angola High School in 1958. 

John married Joan L. Leatherman, on August 29, 1959 in Angola.

John had worked as a pressman for the former Moores Business Forms; he was a parts manager for Tri-State Harvester and Greg Equipment; and was a carpenter for Cleveland Homes.  

John loved to play cards and he often could be found tinkering.

John is survived by wife of almost 63 years, Joan L. Rorick; son, Kenneth Rorick of Angola; daughters, Kallie (Paul) Coverstone of Georgia and Kimberly Stamate of Angola; brother, Phillip Rorick of Huntington; two generations of grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews

He was preceded in death by daughter in law, Nancy Rorick; son in law Bill Stamate; half brothers, Glenn Fordyce, James Fordyce and Dale Fordyce; and a half sister, Ilene Reminicky.

Per John’s request there are no services.

Family request memorials are to Community Humane Shelter of Steuben County, 780 Shelter Lane, Angola, IN 46703 or Paws of Honor, 1350 Beverly Road,  Suite 115-333, McLean, VA 22101.

H.E. Johnson & Sons Funeral Home, Angola, has been entrusted in assisting the family with arrangements. 

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