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Obituary: Larry S. Noblitt, Columbus

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Larry S. Noblitt, 66, of County Road 150W, passed from this life at 2:57 p.m. Wednesday, February 13, 2013, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility.

Mr. Noblitt was a Military Policeman with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was a troubleshooter at Cummins Engine Company, retiring in 1995 after 30 years of service.

He was a member of Diesel Workers Union, loved his garden and enjoyed fishing and genealogy.

A memorial service will be held at noon Monday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street with Virgil Clotfelter officiating. Family and friends may call from 10 a.m. until service time Monday. Military honors will be presented at the funeral home by the Indiana Army National Guard Ceremonial Unit. Inurnment will be at St. Paul's Cemetery in Ogilville.

The family asks that memorial contributions be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana or Bartholomew County Humane Society.

Online condolences may be sent to Mr. Noblitt's family and a video tribute may be viewed at

Born in Columbus May 12, 1946, Mr. Noblitt was the son of Loren and Ruby Hendershot Noblitt.

Mr. Noblitt is survived by his loving companion of many years, Janet Peters of Columbus; his mother, Ruby Roseberry of Columbus; children, Heather (Todd) Schaffer of Bonaire, GA, Larry Scott (Lindsay) Noblitt of Statesboro, GA, William "Matt" (Beth) Noblitt of Bonaire, GA, and Beth Ann Noblitt of Columbus; nine grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; sisters, Kay Richards of Columbus, Elaine (Johnny) McIntyer of Columbus, Phyllis Littiken of Louisville, KY, June (Stan) Butler of Columbus and Janet Bratcher of Shelbyville; an uncle, Lawrence Hendershot of Muncie; and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Noblitt was preceded in death by his father; his stepfather, Joseph Roseberry; and a brother-in-law, Charles Richards.


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