Jack Oliver Harshman 90
Passed Away: 8 p.m. Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at Westminster Village in Muncie, IN.
Born: December 10, 1922 in Lebanon, IN
Parents: Oliver J. & Docia Ann (McCreery) Harshman
He married Catherine Gregg Hiatt in 1947 and they divorced. He then married Marcia B. Campbell on April 12, 1962 and she passed on November 22, 1994.
Mr. Harshman was a 1940 graduate of Frankfort High School where he was president of his senior class. He then graduated with honors from Purdue University with a chemical engineering degree and was a member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity. Jack was a lifelong farmer and a strong advocate of no till farming. He enjoyed corn and soybean commodity trading, was a longtime member of the NRA, enjoyed gun collecting, hunting and was a wildlife preservationist.
Visitation and Services
Private Family Services
1 Granddaughter: Tamme Harshman of Houston, TX 2 Sisters: Peggy J. Huff of Weaverville, NC Rebecca S. (Jerry) Arthur of Knoxville, TN Nieces & Nephews: TJ (Husband-Jay) Jeffery of Weaverville, NC Malcolm (Wife-Traci) Harshman of Indianapolis, IN, Suzy (Husband-Joe) Mushalla of Indianapolis, IN, Jeff (Wife-Marcia) Love of Magnolia, TX, Becky Love of Baytown, TX, Robin Trub of Houston, TX, Scott Ewing of Knoxville, TN, Cindi McKnight of Knoxville, TN, Bruce Ewing of Knoxville, TN, Janie Anderson of Knoxville, TN & Marti (Husband-Doug) Butler of Guy, TX. 1 Step Daughter: Darlene (Husband Richard) Earl Glass of Rossville, IN. 1 Step Son: Rusty Haines of Indiana Several Great Nieces and Nephews survive
He was preceded in death by 1 son: Jack Gregg Harshman, Sister: Patricia Ann Love, Brother in Law: Don Love, Brother: Joseph P. Harshman, Sister in Law: Beneta Harshman & Brother in Law: Lon Huff
I know you are at peace now and no longer in pain, but the selfish me wanted a little more time. A little more time to hold your hand, to tell you that I love you and to hear your voice. I crave to hear the words “Well Tamme, I don’t know what to tell ya…”, then the conversation would last another 45 minutes or so. I am blessed to have had you as my grandfather and I am proud to be your granddaughter. Just a little more time…I love you dearly…always in my heart…always on my mind… – Tamme, Hannah and Lil’ Sarah Nicole
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For TJ Jeffery and your family, Jack will be so very missed. The knowledge that he shared with us will never be forgotten. He was an inspiration of strength. He never quit. He had a sense of humor that was unique. TJ the care, compassion, and love you gave Jack was never ending and without reservation. I am blessed to have met you and Jack. Every day that I pass by his home I will think of Jack and his wonderful TJ. Thank You for sharing Jacks life with us. God bless you all.
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