Garvin J. Foreman, Sr., age 87, of Connersville, passed away on Tuesday January 22, 2013 in the Emergency Room at Fayette Regional Health System.
Born December 20, 1925 in Rush County, Indiana, he is the son of Omer Douglas and Lillie Marie Dunn Foreman.
On February 23, 1945 he married Myrtle A. Anthony in Connersville.
From 1945 to 1947 he served in Germany and Japan in the US Army.
He had worked on a farm for seventeen years and retired from D & M after several years of service. He also worked for many years at area fairs making elephant ears.
Garvin enjoyed deer hunting and fishing in his spare time.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters and sons in law, Diana K. & Jack Lackey and Linda Faye & Mike Hudelson all of Connersville; a son, Garvin Lee Foreman, and his companion Jennifer Melton of Connersville; a brother and sister in law, Roland & Gertie Foreman of Franklin County; twelve grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren and 7 great great-grandchildren.
His parents, two brothers, Luther and Herschel Foreman and a sister Anna, preceded him in death.
Funeral services will be conducted at Urban Winkler Funeral Home on Saturday January 26, 2012 at 2:00 pm with Rev. Larry Horn officiating.
Visitation will be from 12:00 noon until the time of the service.
Burial with graveside military services will follow at Dale Cemetery.