Inductees Archive

Homer Rodeheaver

Homer Rodeheaver was president of Rodeheaver, Hall-Mack Co., Winona Lake, Indiana and was the first man to conduct a community sing program on radio – NBC and CBS networks. He was music director with Billy Sunday in Evangelistic campaigns from 1909 to 1931. He toured the world with evangelist W.E. Biederwolf. He founded a summer school of music at Winona Lake and the Rodeheaver Boys’ ranch at Palatka, Florida. he is the author of several books and composed many gospel songs.


Induction Year




Billy Sunday, with whom he toured as Music Director



Rodeheaver Hall-Mack Company


Significant Songs

  • “The Old Rugged Cross”
  • “In the Garden”



Homer A. Rodeheaver singing “An Evening Prayer”



Homer A. Rodeheaver singing “The Unclouded Day”