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Howard Keith Rawlings

October 6, 1935 December 10, 2019
Howard Keith Rawlings
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Obituary for Howard Keith Rawlings

Howard Keith Rawlings, age 84, of Eaton, OH and formerly of Hardinsburg, IN passed away on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at his residence. He was born October 6, 1935 in Milltown, IN to the late Theodore and Lucille (McIntosh) Rawlings. Keith was a 1953 graduate of Hardinsburg High School; he was a U.S. Army Veteran; retired as a Foreman from the Colgate Palmolive Company; was an avid quail hunter and enjoyed the outdoors; was a former member of the Fredericksburg United Methodist Church where he taught Sunday School, was a song leader and held various leadership roles and was currently a member of the Eaton United Methodist Church; and was a lifetime member of Gideons International. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his brother Edward D. Rawlings. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Vivian Nichols Rawlings of Eaton, OH; daughter Melinda (Chris) Farmer of Van Wert, OH; grandchildren: Logan Farmer of Middletown, OH and Kelsey Farmer of Camden, OH; brother Joseph (Sue) Rawlings of Louisville, KY; and numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Monday, December 16, 2019 from 11:00 am until time of funeral service at 1:00 pm at the Eaton United Methodist Church, 120 North Maple St., Eaton, OH 45320 with Pastor John Richards officiating. A visitation will also be held on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Love Funeral Home, 14345 Greene St. NE, Palmyra, IN 47164 with a graveside service to follow at Horners Chapel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be sent to Eaton United Methodist Church, The Michael J. Fox Foundation, P.O. Box 5014 Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014 or State of the Heart Hospice Care, 1350 N. Broadway, Greenville, OH 45331. Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting www.gsbfuneralhome.com or www.lovefuneralhomeinc.com.

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Visitation

Monday

16

Dec

11:00 AM 12/16/2019 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 12/16/2019 1:00:00 PM
Eaton United Methodist Church

120 North Maple Street
Eaton, OH 45320

Eaton United Methodist Church
120 North Maple Street Eaton 45320 OH
United States

Service

Monday

16

Dec

1:00 PM 12/16/2019 1:00:00 PM
Eaton United Methodist Church

120 North Maple Street
Eaton, OH 45320

Eaton United Methodist Church
120 North Maple Street Eaton 45320 OH
United States

Visitation

Tuesday

17

Dec

10:00 AM 12/17/2019 10:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 12/17/2019 1:00:00 PM
Love Funeral Home

14345 Greene St. NE
Palmyra, IN 47164

Love Funeral Home
14345 Greene St. NE Palmyra 47164 IN
United States

Graveside

Tuesday

17

Dec

1:00 PM 12/17/2019 1:00:00 PM
Horners Chapel Cemetery

W Fredericksburg Rd
S Hormers Chapel Rd
Fredericksburg, IN 47120

Cemetery located on S Horners Rd just south of intersection with W Fredericksburg Rd

Horners Chapel Cemetery
W Fredericksburg Rd Fredericksburg 47120 IN
United States

Memorial Contribution

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research

Eaton United Methodist Church

120 North Maple Street
Eaton, OH 45320

State of the Heart Hospice

1350 North Broadway Street
Greenville, OH 45331
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