Don Edward Ellerbrook, 56, of North Vernon, passed away at 7:43 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, at his residence.
Don was born February 9, 1956, in Columbus, the son of Albert Ellerbrook and Betty Jane Breeck Stewart. He married Linda K. Barber on June 30, 1979, at the Zion Baptist Church in North Vernon. She survives.
Don worked for Metaldyne, where he did computer support programming for eight years and 12 years at Southern Indiana Mold in computer programming. He was a 1975 graduate of Jennings County High School and had attended Vincennes University. He was a member of Zion Baptist Church in North Vernon, and was a coach for Little League Kiwanis Football for 14 years. He enjoyed traveling, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Ellerbrook of North Vernon; his two children, Justin Edward (Melissa) Ellerbrook and Lori Dawn (Bill) Leahigh both of North Vernon; his father and step-mother, Albert and Rebecca Ellerbrook of Columbus; his step-father, Harry Stewart of North Vernon; two brothers, Bryan (Ginger) Stewart of Vernon, and Joe (Jina) Ellerbrook of Columbus, Indiana; two sisters, Rachel Williams of Columbus and Regan (Earl) Dunlap of Indianapolis; three grandchildren, Garrett Cole Leahigh, Mary Elizabeth Leahigh and Benjamin Wallace Leahigh all of North Vernon; and four step-grandchildren, Ike Wilson, Heather Wilson, Kailee Martin and Matthew Martin all of North Vernon.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Betty Jane Stewart on April 19, 2011.
Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services with the Rev. Richard Burcham officiating. There will be a private family burial.
Friends may call at the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012 from 4 to 8 p.m. and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday.
Memorials may be made through the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services to Zion Baptist Church.
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