Obituary for Lynn Oliver McTarsney

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Lynn Oliver McTarsney

April 8, 1928 - October 21, 2012

Lynn Oliver McTarsney, age 84 passed away Sunday morning, October 21, 2012 at the Johnson Memorial Hospital in Franklin. He was a resident of Franklin.

Lynn was born April 8, 1928 in Franklin to the late Oliver & Charlene (Ford) McTarsney. He married Esther (Rogers) McTarsney on June 12, 1950 in Shelby County. She preceded him in death on July 31, 1996 after 46 devoted years. Lynn went on tomarry Rosemary (Headley) McTarsney on November 27, 1999 in Nineveh. She lovingly survives.

Lynn is survived by his children: Jack (Carol) McTarsney of Franklin, Debbie (Larry) Bowman of Edinburgh, Crystal (Tom) Smith of Waverly, Brian McTarsney of Amity, Dawn McTarsney of Greenwood & Barry (Lisa) McTarsney of Franklin. He will be remembered by his siblings: Delores Julian, Floyd & Max McTarsney all of Franklin, Kathy Warner, June Fiesbeck & Charles McTarsney all of Columbus; fourteen grandchildren & 27 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one brother, three sisters and his son: Rocky McTarsney on October 12, 2012.

Lynn was a lifelong resident of Franklin where he attended school and went on to serve with the United States Army during World War II. He retired in 1985 as a forklift operator for the Kroger Company Warehouse in Indianapolis after 28 years of service. Prior to that, he worked for Arvin's Industries in Columbus.

Lynn was a member of the Shiloh Community Church in Franklin and a member of Teamsters Union in Indianapolis. He was very active in the Nineveh Senior Center and enjoyed all sports and visiting flea markets and yard sales.

The Rev. Jim Moore will conduct a funeral service on Thursday at 10:30 am at Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center,179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4 to 8 pm on Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Nineveh Cemetery.

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

Information: (812) 597-4670


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Born: April 8, 1928
Died: October 21, 2012

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Kathy Brooks posted on 1/1/00

Crystal, I am sending thoughts and prayers to you and your family at this difficult time. I am thinking about you.