Rushville Republican

February 4, 2013

Wilbur A. Barnard, 80

Rushville Republican

RUSHVILLE — Wilbur A. Barnard, 80, of Rushville, passed away Feb. 2, 2013 at his residence.

He was born March 11, 1932 in Rush County, the son of the late Benjamin and Angeline VanNatta Barnard. He married the former Martha E. Kaster Sept. 25, 1955 and she preceded him in death Nov. 2, 2006.

Wilbur served honorably in the US Army from 1952 to 1954. He was retired from Chrysler Corporation in Indianapolis and was a former UAW member.

Left to love his memory are his sons, Steve (Pam) Barnard and Jeff (Debi) Barnard, both of Rushville; six grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by brothers, Ben, Joe, Donald, Bill and Gayle; sisters, Lucille Corn, Lillian Lower, Mable Lee, Madeline Woods and Agnes Swinford.

A Celebration of Life was held Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013 at Todd Funeral Centre & Crematory, Rushville with Pastor Darryl Cooper officiating. Burial followed in Rushville’s East Hill Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Rush County United Fund, 315 N. Main St., Rushville, IN 46173.

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