OBITUARY

Russell Clabaugh

November 21, 1924April 26, 2013

Russell L. “Beanie” Clabaugh, 88 of Fort Wayne passed away at 1:38 a.m. on Friday, April 26, 2013 at Visiting Nurse and Hospice in Fort Wayne. During his early years he drove a truck for several years and later owned and operated Hillcrest Texaco in Fort Wayne for 15 years and most recently was an auto mechanic for Hires Auto Parts for 10 years, retiring in 1986. He was a past post commander of the American Legion Post 296 of Fort Wayne and was a life member of the Waynedale VFW. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.

He was born on November 21, 1924 in Huntington, a son of Russell and Verda (Rush) Clabaugh.

Survivors include two sons: Robert (Carol) Clabaugh of Warren; Michael Clabaugh of Andrews; a daughter: Cheryl L. Agee of Kingsport, TN; a sister: Judy Walters of Warsaw; three grandchildren and one great grandson.

He was preceded in death by a daughter: Karen Hood; five brothers, six sisters and a grandson: Rusty Elston.

There will be private family services at a later date.

Services

  • Private Family Services at a Later Date
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Russell Clabaugh

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April 28, 2013

Bob and Carol,
Very sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts are with you.

Jim and Janet Niswonger

kim & george lauer

April 27, 2013

George and Kim Lauer, Dear " Beanie", The world will truly be a darker place without you. Those of us left behind have the Faith that we will meet again. Only the living suffer. And we truly miss our loss...FOR NOW! For we shall meet again!, my friend. We shall meet in the next life! AND DON'T BE LATE!

April 27, 2013

SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. MAY YOU FIND COMFORT IN READING GOD'S WORD, WHERE YOU WILL FIND THAT NOT ONLY IS HE WITH YOU NOW, BUT HE ALSO GIVES US HOPE OF SEEING OUR LOVED ONES AGAIN.

KEISTON HOLLOWAY

April 27, 2013

ON BEHALF OF THE COMRADES AND SISTERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INDIANA YOU HAVE OUR DEEPEST CONDOLENCES FOR THE LOSS OF YOUR LOVED ONE AND OUR DEPARTED COMRADE.OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU ALL.SINCERELY VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS OF THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF INDIANA STATE CHAPLAIN KEISTON R.HOLLOWAY

Mark & Linda Conner

April 27, 2013

Sorry for your loss Bob & Carol. Thinking of you!