Jerry L. Harshbarger

January 2, 2023

Jerry L. Harshbarger, 76, of Frankfort, Ind., died January 2, 2023 at his home.  He was born January 11, 1946 in Clinton County, Ind. to the late Clarence & Edith Marie (Pyatt) Harshbarger.  He married Nancy D. Lucas on September 12, 1970 and she survives.

Jerry was a 1965 graduate of Frankfort High School.  He worked at Sun Chemical for 23 years, retiring in 2011.  He was a member of St. Matthew United Methodist Church, member and Past Master of Clinton Masonic Lodge #54, member of Scottish Rite, York Rite and member and Past Worthy Patron of Clinton Chapter OES #6.  He also enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, and spending time with family and his cat, Hemi.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Friday, January 6, 2023 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S Main St., Frankfort. Following Jerry’s visitation there will be an OES & Masonic Memorial service beginning at 7 p.m. Friday. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 7th at the funeral home. Phil Lake will officiate. Burial will be in Bunnell Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Matthew United Methodist Church, 1951 Wilshire Dr., Frankfort, IN 46041.

Survived by:

Wife: Nancy D. Harshbarger of Frankfort, Son: Mark (Jennifer) Harshbarger of Frankfort, Daughter: Susan (Brent) Adkins of Frankfort, Sister: Shirley Harshbarger of Frankfort, Brother: Jack (Pat) Harshbarger of Kokomo, 3 Grandchildren: Brittany (Braden) Butler of Frankfort, Brady Harshbarger of Frankfort, Brooke (Thomas Ferguson) Brumbarger of Frankfort, The family is expecting a Great-Grandson in April


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25 Condolences for “Jerry L. Harshbarger”

  1. Jacque Douglas January 2, 2023 at 2:58 pm

    Nancy, my deepest condolences to you and your family on the passing of Jerry. May many fond and special memories bring you peace and comfort now and in the days ahead. You will all continue to be in my thoughts and prayers.

    Jacque (Huffer) Douglas

  2. Gary and Lynn Henderson January 2, 2023 at 3:44 pm

    Mark and family,
    Our condolences to you and your family. Tough to lose a father. Keeping you guy in our prayers.

  3. Susan E. Davis January 2, 2023 at 4:14 pm

    Nancy, Susan, and Mark

    I’m sorry for your loss. He was a sweet and gentle man. You are in my prayers.

  4. Lisa Hines January 2, 2023 at 5:28 pm

    Nancy and family, we are so very sorry to hear of Jerry’s passing! He was always such a kind and gentle person!! I remember lots of good times between you two and my parents, Dale and Peggy. You are being thought of and prayed for!!!! Doug and Lisa Hines

  5. Kim Wiles January 2, 2023 at 6:05 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Praying for you all.

  6. Jeff Cox January 2, 2023 at 6:09 pm

    Nancy, So sorry for your loss.

  7. Everett Emery January 2, 2023 at 6:26 pm

    Nancy, I was so sorry to hear that Jerry passed away. He was one of the best. You and your family are in our prayers.

  8. Tina Cottrell January 2, 2023 at 7:28 pm

    Nancy.. my condolences on the loss of your husband. Prayers for Shirley and your family.

  9. Amy Bayless January 2, 2023 at 7:33 pm

    Nancy and family,

    So very sorry to hear about Jerry. Know that I am sending prayers to all of you at this difficult time. Just treasure all the memories you made with Jerry during your time together.

  10. Linda Bowlin January 2, 2023 at 9:05 pm

    Nancy, Mark, and Susan,
    Phil called me this morning. I am so sorry. I know things have been rough lately. Jerry was a great guy. Those were five wonderful years for me when I was at 52 1/2 North Clay.
    Linda Bowlin

  11. Lynn Maish January 3, 2023 at 10:12 am

    Our condolences to you and your family, Nancy.

  12. Bob & Sheryl Williams January 3, 2023 at 5:41 pm

    So sorry for your loss Nancy, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  13. Phyllis Adkins Bressler January 3, 2023 at 9:15 pm

    So saddened to hear of Jerry’s death. My sincerest condolences to the family.

  14. Nancy L. Martin January 4, 2023 at 10:09 am

    Nancy and family, I send you heartfelt sympathy. He certainly was a good man. May he Rest In Peace. Nancy Martin

  15. Mike Strong January 4, 2023 at 11:25 am

    Sorry to hear about Jerry passing, He was a wonderful guy with a great heart. I worked with Jerry for 6 years at Peter Paul and so enjoyed our late night chats.

  16. Melody Miller January 4, 2023 at 9:27 pm

    Nancy, I am so sorry for your loss.

  17. Amanda Akers January 4, 2023 at 10:05 pm

    I’m very sorry for your loss Brittany. Sending prayers and hugs to you and your family!

  18. Rebecca Burton January 5, 2023 at 8:19 am

    So sorry for your loss. Sending the family love and prayers.

  19. Dave and Patty January 5, 2023 at 10:12 pm

    To Nancy, Mark, Susan and Our granddaughters Brittany and Brooke. So sorry to hear of the passing of Jerry. Please except our condolances. You will have good memories to hold onto as you go down this journey ahead.

  20. Ron & Erilda Coleman January 6, 2023 at 6:21 am

    Dear Family,
    So very sorry to hear of Jerry’s passing. He was such a kind & gentle soul. He will definitely be missed. Jerry is now with Jesus. God Bless – Ron & Erilda – Foley, AL

  21. Jan Kersey January 6, 2023 at 7:27 am

    Nancy, Mark and Susan so sad to read of Jerry’s passing. He now is pain free and no suffering. He will be missed but memories always prevail. Please know my love and sympathy is being sent your way. I so adore your family.

  22. Lanna (Miller) Pugsley January 6, 2023 at 10:54 pm

    Nancy, Mark, Susan and family,
    My heart breaks for you all. Sending prayers to help you get though your loss!

  23. Cindy Cox January 7, 2023 at 1:44 am

    Susan and family,
    I was so sad to hear of your dads passing. Your video was beautiful! It looks like there were a lot of wonderful memories there. I’ll be thinking of you all and praying for your comfort as well as your families. Losing a parent is hard. I am here just a floor away if you need anything.
    Love, Cindy Cox

  24. Jerri Ridenour January 7, 2023 at 12:56 pm

    Dear Nancy and family,

    We are so sorry to hear of Jerry’s passing. Know our thoughts are with you all.

    Jerri & Denny Ridenour

  25. Clif and Linda Knuckles January 8, 2023 at 6:38 pm

    Sorry to hear about Jerry’s passing. Clif liked Jerry a lot. He was such a nice, kind person. Sorry we weren’t able to come to the Funeral Home. Clif has been very sick and in the hospital for about a week. We have been thinking about you and praying for you!

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