Samuel O. Harwood

Monday, July 20, 2009

Samuel O. Harwood, 68, of Elmdale died Sunday, July 19, 2009 at his residence following an extended illness.

He was born Sept. 18, 1940, the son of Lawrence and Alva Lyon Harwood in Crawfordsville. He married Jennie Brown on Aug. 31, 1985. He had previously been married to Mary Catherine Wray, who preceded him in death.

Mr. Harwood was a 1958 graduate of Crawfordsville High School and attended IUPUI. He was a tool and die technician for General Electric in Danville, Ill. and most recently for Raybestos in Crawfordsville, retiring in 2005. He was a member of Victory Family Church of Crawfordsville.

He is survived by wife Jennie Harwood; stepsons Phil Brown and wife Sarah of Lincoln City and Ted Wray and wife Patty of Crawfordsville; stepdaughters Danielle Davis and husband Brian of Veedersburg and Linda Bryant and husband Rev. Duane Bryant of Crawfordsville; and several step grandchildren and step great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Larry Harwood.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Shoemaker Funeral Home in Waynetown with the Rev. Gary Johnson officiating. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Crawfordsville.

Calling will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.