Saturday, April 3rd, 2010
Kenneth Leroy Luginbill, 83, Willshire, died at 4:30 p.m. April 1, 2010, at Van Wert County Hospital.
He was born Feb. 26, 1927, in Adams County, Ind., to Roy and Goldie Bollenbacher Luginbill. On Feb. 22, 1958, he married Clara Louise Schott, who died Oct. 8, 2002.
Surviving are two sons, Jeff (Sara) Luginbill, Willshire, and Scott (Jill) Luginbill, Rockford; a daughter, Ruth (Charles) Whitten, Willshire; two brothers, Vern Luginbill, Decatur, Ind., and Dean (Helen) Luginbill, Rockford; three sisters, Leona Amburgy, Willshire, Norma Jean (Charles) Fuson, Celina, and Mary Luginbill, Chattanooga; and six grandchildren.
Deceased is a son, Kenneth Luginbill Jr.
He was a life-long farmer, Black Creek Township trustee for 28 years and former employee of International Harvester, Fort Wayne, Ind. He was a member of St. Paul's Church of Christ, Rockford, where he served on the church board numerous years. He was recognized as Farmer of the Year in 1999 by soil and water conservation.
Services are 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. Catherine Castello officiating. Burial is at St. Paul's UCC.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Monday and 9-10 a.m. Tuesday at the church.
Memorials can be sent to the church.
Services are being handled by Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford.
Condolences can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.