Bobby Joe Wallen

May 21, 1963 - June 25, 2019

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Bobby Joe Wallen, 56, of Rome City died Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at 1:03 p.m. at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.

He was born May 21, 1963, in LaGrange County to Burley and Gearldene โ€œJewelโ€ (Terry) Wallen. His father preceded him in death on April 26, 1996, and his mother on October 20, 2018.

Bobby had recently accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior.

He had worked at Starcraft Boats and RV in Topeka.

Bobby was an avid fisherman. He enjoyed deer hunting and loved being outdoors.

Surviving are three sisters, Geraldine Gannon of Kendallville, Brenda Wallen of Kendallville, and Jody Wallen of Kendallville; three brothers, Donald (Vickie) Wallen of Wawaka, David (Lori Vosburgh) Wallen of Wolcottville, and Dallas Wallen of Rome City; eight nieces and nephews, Jeremy (Josephine) Wallen, Nathan Wallen, Naomi (Keith) Wooten, Adrian Reidenbach, Michael (Lindsay Owsley) Reidenbach, Peggy Gannon, Summer Tilbury, and Julie Johnson; and a cousin who was like a brother, Kevin Terry Wade.

Also preceding him in death are a sister, Charlene Wallen and a brother, Charles Wallen.

There will be no visitation or services. A memorial service is being planned for a later date.

Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, State Road 9 North, Wolcottville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Ken Ritchie
June 28th, 2019 2:31pm

My heart goes out to the Family..

Jody wallen
June 26th, 2019 11:54pm

Bobby joe my bubby doo i love and miss you so much and you tought me so much i cant belive you are gone but your with god now and mamma and daddy and the family that is up there so far but we will all meet again ๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’‹๐Ÿ’‹

Mike Reidenbach
June 26th, 2019 11:20pm

Thank you Bobby for all your kindness and wisdom. I'll never forget you. Your an inspiration to us for your strength. You are forever respected for your amazing ability to out fish and out hunt anyone. You'll forever be missed. Love you Uncle Bob.

Lindsay Owsley
June 26th, 2019 11:00pm

Bobby was a kind soul. I pray for comfort for him family as they go through this difficult time. He will be missed by many and never forgotten. I sure hope Heaven has an endless supply of fish because the Lord gained a wonderful fisherman.