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Mark V. Schaefer, 63, of Hartsville, died at 11:25 a.m. Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility.
Mark's hobbies included pyrotechnics, hunting, fishing, making fishing lures and helping his sons in racing.
Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Patton officiating. Calling will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday and one hour prior to the service Friday. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.
Born in Columbus, March 18, 1950, Mark was the son of Edward Schaefer and Naomi Jeanette Newland Grider. He married Connie G. Bryant Aug. 23, 1969.
Survivors include his wife; sons, Mark E. (Jaime Gregory) Schaefer of Columbus and Timothy S. Schaefer of Hartsville; a daughter, Amy S. (Todd) Hayes of Scipio; and a brother, Craig (Rita) Schaefer of Seymour.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
You may view his video tribute after 4 p.m. Thursday, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the Internet.