Obituary for Horace Raymond "HR" Vawter

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Horace Raymond "HR" Vawter

April 22, 1954 - November 30, 2015

Horace Raymond "HR" Vawter, age 61, passed away Monday evening, November 30, 2015 at his home in Morgantown.

He was born in Bloomington on April 22, 1954, to his parents, the late Raymond Horace and Dorothy (Lawhorn) Vawter. HR was a 1974 graduate of Brown County High School and started his working career with Arvin's in Franklin as a Forklift Operator. He moved on in the 1980's to work for Hickman Trailer Sales in Morgantown and also served as a Deputy for the Morgantown Police Department during that time. In 2014, he retired from the sales department of Camping World, formerly Stouts RV, in Greenwood.

HR is survived by his loving wife, Barbara J. Vawter, whom he married on April 23, 1994 in Morgantown; children, Timothy R. (Kathleen) Vawter of Brown County and Vicki L. (Chris Etzel) King of Indianapolis; brother, Victor R. "Chains" (Brenda Lakes) Vawter of Morgantown; grandchildren, Jordan L. Vawter and Bryson Raymond Edward Vawter both of Brown County, Isabella Charlie Rose Vawter of Indianapolis, Dixieann Sue Vawter of Morgantown, Christofer D. Vance and Ashton L. Vance both of Greenwood and USMC, Lance Corporal Jordan L. Crawford of Indianapolis.

HR was preceded in death by a sister, Louella Hunt.

He enjoyed collecting antique tractors, toys and going fishing.

The Rev.Stephanie Dolzallwill conduct a funeral service at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4 to 8:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of HR to the Morgan County Humane Society, 690 W. Mitchell Ave. Martinsville, IN 46151.

Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the Vawter family at

Information: (812) 597-4670


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Born: April 22, 1954
Died: November 30, 2015

Condolences for Horace Vawter

Connie Cunningham posted on 1/1/00

Tim, I am sorry to hear of your father's passing. Regards, Connie Cunningham


Roger Brown posted on 1/1/00

Barb, Tim and family: I am so sorry to hear of HR's passing. He was a wonderful man. You are in my thoughts and Prayers. Hugs to all. Roger Brown


Paul & Teresa Marci posted on 1/1/00

Timmy, Barb & Family I can't imagine how you must feel at this very moment. I hope you know how much HR has meant to Teresa & me over our lives while living in Indiana. He was always there for us, anytime, anywhere always a true friend. We will never forget him and our prayers and thoughts will always be with you guys. Paul & Teresa


Joe Clephane posted on 1/1/00

Good bye HR rest well.