Richard Chester Halderman

November 25, 1947 ~ July 21, 2021 (age 73)


Richard Chester Halderman, age 73, of LaGrange, IN passed away on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at his residence surrounded by family.  Mr. Halderman was born on November 25, 1947 in Coldwater, MI to Charles Halderman and Myrna (Nichols) Baird.  In 1967, he graduated from Prairie Heights High School.  He served his country honorably with the United States Army during the Korean War Conflict.  On April 22, 1974, he married his wife of 47 years, DeeDee Ort.  In 2010, Richard retired from TI Automotive as a machine operator.  Richard loved playing Bingo and first-person shooter video games.  He was a generous man who would give the shirt off his back to anyone in need.  Richard loved his family and enjoyed spending all his spare time with them.  

Survivors include:
Wife of 47 years, DeeDee Halderman of LaGrange, IN.
Son, Christopher Halderman of Arlington, VA.
Son, Ricky Halderman of LaGrange, IN.
Daughter, Cathy and Joel Smart of LaGrange, IN.
10 Grandchildren.
2 Great-grandchildren.
Brother, Jerry Halderman of Alaska.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Eugene Halderman and Joyce Hall.

There are no services scheduled at this time.

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