Eldon E. Proctor

Sunday, March 31, 2013

Eldon E. Proctor, age 86, of Greencastle, passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2013, surrounded by his family.

Born March 26, 1927 in Bainbridge, he was the son of Jasper and Stella (Lewellan) Proctor and was a 1945 graduate of Bainbridge High School.

He married Virginia (Clifford) Proctor in Sept. 23, 1950, and she preceded him in death on June 4, 2006.

Eldon had retired from IBM Corp. and previously worked at Maplehurst and Allison's. He had also farmed for several years.

He was an avid golfer and "snowbird," having spent several winters in Sebring, Fla., with his wife.

He is loved and survived by his family, son Ronald E. (Jody) Proctor, of Greencastle; daughters Cathy S. Proctor, of Greencastle, and Vicky L. Proctor, of Plainfield; brother Leo (Wilma) Proctor, of Greencastle; three grandchildren, Jennifer (Chris) Beck, Ronnie (Amy) Proctor and Jessica (Cory) Tinsley; and six great-grandchildren, Katie and Erynn Beck, Bailey, Saydee and Codie Proctor, and Caden Tinsley.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; four brothers, Ivan, Edwin, Lois and Gerald Proctor; and four sisters, Mary, Eula, Esta Proctor and Elva Christie.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 3 at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle, with Rev. Rusty Anderson officiating. Interment will follow at Brick Chapel Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 2 at the funeral home.

Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.Hopkins-Rector.com.