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Ernest Rencher Sr.

March 29, 1939 ~ January 4, 2024 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Ernest Rencher Sr. Obituary

Ernest Rencher, 84, was born on March 29,1939 to Lincoln Rencher and Irean Haywood in Uniontown, Alabama. 

Ernest grew up in Uniontown, Alabama. He attended Perry County Training School. He moved to Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1959. 

Ernest held several jobs before he settled on his dream job as a truck driver, from which he retired from. 

Ernest was preceded in death by his parents, Lincoln and Irean Rencher. His grandparents, John and Lou Washington, who raised him, and Lincoln and Melinda Rencher. His  siblings, Mose Rencher and William “Billy” White. 

Ernest was united in holy matrimony to Norma Warfield and to this union was born four children, whom he leaves to cherish his memory;  Jackquelyn Renee Rencher, Ernest (Monique) Rencher, Donald (Ruth) Rencher and Jeffery Rencher. 6 grandchildren and siblings; John (Marilyn) Rencher, Willie “Billie” (Nathan) Alexander, Rod (Evelyn) Brooks, Karla “Cookie” “Coot” Brooks. And 3 aunts; Theornia “Tony” Williams, Milinda “Duck” Jackson, Ellen Murray, and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. 

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Monday
January 15, 2024

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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1021 E. LEWIS STREET
FORT WAYNE, IND 46803

Funeral Service
Monday
January 15, 2024

11:00 AM
ELLIS FUNERAL HOME
1021 E. LEWIS STREET
FORT WAYNE, IND 46803

Interment
Monday
January 15, 2024

12:00 PM
Concordia Cemetery Gardens
5365 Lake Avenue
Fort Wayne, IN 46815

Repast
Monday
January 15, 2024

1:00 PM
American Legion Post #148
705 E Lewis Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802

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