RWB Richard R. Rodeheaver was born to Charles E. and Iva M. Rodeheaver on November 30, 1935 at Cumberland, Maryland. He worked for the Ford Motor Company for 39 years, retiring in July of 1998. He and his wife, Ruth, have one daughter, Brenda (Andrew Noch) and a granddaughter, Anna Noch.


Richard was raised to the sublime degree of Master Mason on April 30, 1988 and is a Past Master and Lodge Education Officer of Black River Lodge #786; he has plural membership with Meridian Lodge #610. He is a member of Mystic Chapter #370, RAM, Lorain Council #103 R&SM, Scottish Rite Valley of Cleveland, Lorain County Scottish Rite Society, Al Koran Shrine and Day Chapter #479, OES (Worthy Patron 2001, 2003). He is also active with the Lorain County Blue Lodge Association, having served as Vice President.


His hobbies include motorcycling and golfing.