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Carl Ray Harlow, 80 of Columbus died August 17, 2013 at his home.

Mr. Harlow retired from Cummins Engine Company after 30 years of service as a supervisor of Material Handling, retiring in 1985.

He was a 1950 graduate of Hope High School and served in the U.S. Army as a tank driver during the Korean War. He was active in Hope as a baseball coach for Little League Baseball and assisted with several all-star teams. He enjoyed fishing, bowling, I.U. basketball and sports in general.

Born December 25, 1932 in Shelby County, Kentucky, he was the son of Chester and Elizabeth Duncan Harlow. He married LuAnn Nolting on August 10, 1956 at the Hope Baptist Church at Hope, Indiana.

Survivors include his wife; and sons, Martin (Annemarie) Harlow of Cary, North Carolina, Mark (Jonell) Harlow of Wheatland, Indiana, Mike Harlow of Los Angeles, California; daughter, Katheryn (David) Schweitzer of West Chester, Ohio. Grandchildren, Jennifer, Tori, Jace and Jaleigh Harlow, three stepgrandchildren; sister, Lois Dietz of Chicago, Illinois and three nephews survive.

He enjoyed his family and was a devoted husband, father and grandfather.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at the Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home with Pastor Dan Cash officiating. Visitation will be 5 until 8 p.m. Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at the funeral home. Entombment will be at Garland Brook Cemetery Mausoleum with military honors by the Bartholomew County Veterans Color Guard.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

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