Stanley “Rex” Deford 80, of Colfax, IN, died at 10:15 p.m. April 6, 2015 at Parkwood Healthcare, Lebanon, Indiana. Born September 8, 1934 in Colfax, IN to Benjamin Franklin & Marjorie (Ham) Deford. He married Malinda Flowers on May 2, 1959 in Colfax and she survives. Rex was a 1953 graduate of Colfax High School and a lifelong Colfax resident. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served from 1956 to 1962. He was a newspaper pressman for the Lafayette Journal & Courier for 34 years, retiring in 1994. Rex was a member of the Colfax Christian Church. He was Past Master of the Plumb Masonic Lodge, and then transferred to the Vesta Masonic Lodge.
Visitation and Services
Visitation will be Thursday, April 9, 2015 from 5-8 p.m. with a Masonic Service beginning at 7:30 p.m. at Goodwin Funeral Home. Service will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 10th at the funeral home. Burial will be in Plainview Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Great Lakes Hospice.
Wife: Linda Deford of Colfax, 2 Granddaughters: Allison Kay Deford of Seattle, WA, Kaitlyn Jean Deford Lafayette and Great Granddaughter: Eila Rose Deford.
a son, Kevin on November 18, 2000 and a brother, Arnold Lee Deford.