Wilbur Carmichael

Saturday, August 2, 2008

Wilbur Carmichael, 87, of Greencastle died on Thursday July 31, 2008.

He was born on July 19, 1921 in Putnam County to Claude and Edith Barnard Carmichael.

Mr. Carmichael served his country in the U.S. Navy during WWII as a Machinist Mate. He married Marilynn M. Herbert on Dec. 24, 1944.

Mr. Carmichael was a butcher at Oakley's, Kroger and the Stop-N-Shop.

His parents, and a sister, Wanita Drake preceded him in death.

Surviving are his wife of 63 years, Marilynn M. Carmichael; a daughter, Joyce Coffey and husband, Robert of Cedar Park, Texas; a son, Joe Carmichael of Greencastle and two nieces.

Funeral services will be held on Monday at 10 a.m. at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home. Interment with Military Honors will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Condolences may be emailed to the family c/o INHPR@keystonegroup.com