Larry W. Ellegood, 73, a resident of Columbus, Indiana, formerly of Switzerland County, passed from this life at 9:45 a.m. on Sunday, March 8th, 2020 at his residence.
Larry was born on June 19th, 1946, in Campbellsburg, Kentucky, the loving son of James Wilson and Betty Lee Batts Ellegood.
On August 5th, 1967, Larry married Kathy Smith; and she survives.
Larry enlisted in the U.S. Navy on September 20th, 1965. He served on the USS Enterprise and was stationed in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. He was honorably discharged on September 19th, 1968.
He retired from Cummins Engine Company after 34 years of service working as a HVAC journeyman. He then was involved with the family businesses in Columbus for many years.
Larry was a country boy at heart growing up in Switzerland County. Like his father, he raised Haflinger horses for many years and had a soft spot for animals. He enjoyed watching all kinds of sports, especially IU basketball and he was a big Bobby Knight fan. He enjoyed doing crossword and word puzzles and was extremely proud of his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Kathy; by his son, Matt Ellegood of Columbus, Indiana; by his daughter, Lori Ellegood of Columbus, Indiana; by his grandson, Ben Ellegood; by his granddaughter, Sophia Ellegood-Turnbow; by his sisters: Sue (Carlie) Armstrong of Fairview, Indiana and JoAnne (Jerry) Hon of Florence, Indiana; by his brothers: Tommy (Judy) Ellegood of Columbus, Indiana and Wayne (Sandy) Ellegood of Vevay; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents, James Wilson and Betty Lee Ellegood; by his brother, James Lee Ellegood; and by two nephews.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 12th, at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home, 1029 Washington Street, Columbus, Indiana; with Tom Rogers officiating.
Family and friends were invited to pay their respects to the family on Wednesday, March 11th; and again on Thursday, March 12th, from 10 a.m. until the beginning of the service at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Garland Brook Cemetery. Full military honors will be presented by the Bartholomew County Veterans Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or For Their Futures Fund at The Ridge.
Jack Lee “Tiny” Callahan, age 82, of Vevay, passed away at 4:35 p.m. on Thursday, March 5th, 2020, at the Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Vevay.
Jack entered this life on January 23rd, 1938 in Stilesville, Indiana. He was the loving son of the late Walter Henry and Bessie E. (Thompson) Callahan. He was raised in Mooresville, Indiana and was a 1956 graduate of Plainfield High School in Plainfield, Indiana.
Jack was united in marriage to Gloria Patricia (Jones) Callahan and later to Elizabeth Callahan. Jack was later united in marriage on May 20th, 2000 at the Ogle Park in Vevay to Judith Ann McDowell Flowers. Jack and Judith shared nearly 20 years of marriage together until his death.
Jack was employed as a construction worker for several years and was formerly employed as a shop foreman for Northside Trailer Sales and Service in Carmel, Indiana, retiring in 2000 after 21 years of service. Jack was a former Town of Vevay employee for two years and for Clifty Falls State Park in Madison as a security gate guard for seven years. Jack was also employed for Arvin Sango in security for seven years.
Jack was a former member of the Sons of the American Legion Post #155 in Carmel, Indiana and the Sons of the Vevay American Legion Post #185. He was a member of the Friendswood Baptist Church in Friendswood, Indiana. Jack enjoyed darts and string art and will be deeply missed by his loving family.
Jack will be missed by his wife, Judith Ann (McDowell) Flowers Callahan of Vevay; by his son, Robert William Callahan of Indianapolis, Indiana; by his daughters: Dorinda K. Mann of Indianapolis, Indiana and Rhonda Ann Day and her husband Kenneth of Indianapolis, Indiana; by his step-son, John Robert Flowers and his wife Marsha of Indianapolis, Indiana; by his step-daughter, Monica Sue Burris of Indianapolis, Indiana; by his grandchildren: Lee Callahan and Robert William Callahan, Jr.; by his great-grandchildren: Cierra, Cody, Caleb and Starr Callahan; by his step-grandchildren: Cody and Mathew Burris and Robert Mounce, Jr. and Dalton Mounce; by his step-great-grandchildren: Amelia and Evelyn Burris; and by his sister, Mary Williams of Greenwood, Indiana.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter Henry and Bessie E. (Thompson) Callahan; by his brothers: Albert, Roy and Guy Callahan; and by his sister, Dorothy Crawford.
Services will be held at a later date. Interment will be held at a later date in the Washington Park East Cemetery in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Haskell and Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay is assisting the family at this difficult time.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Vevay American Legion Post #185 Relief Fund or Lynhurst Baptist Church in Indianapolis, Indiana. Cards are available at the funeral home.