Everett Dwight Percifield, 75, of Columbus, formerly of Newbern where he had resided 53 years, died at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 4, 2006, at Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility.
Mr. Percifield worked at Cummins Engine Co. 35 years, retiring in 1988. He served with the Indiana National Guard from 1949 to 1958. He was an avid reader and loved gardening, yard work, the outdoors and operating radio–controlled model airplanes.
A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Garland Brook Mausoleum Chapel in Columbus, with his grandson, Eric Nentrup, officiating. Calling will be from 10 a.m. to service time at the mausoleum.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of South Central Indiana.
Mr. Percifield was born Jan. 10, 1931, in Bartholomew County, the son of Lemon and Letha Gunning Percifield. He married Marilyn Maxine Stoner on June 3, 1950.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Steven D. Percifield of Noblesville; a daughter, Jan (Trent) Nentrup of Hope; grandchildren, Eric (Kim) Nentrup of Hope, Brian (Stephanie) Nentrup of Greenwood, Jennifer Nentrup of Bloomington, Justin Smith of Evansville and Kirsten Percifield of Noblesville; and one great–granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Francis “Pete” Percifield; and a sister, Doris Bishop.
*obituary courtesy of The Republic Newspaper*
We will miss you, Papaw.