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Eugene Francis "Gene" Scamahorn
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Birth: Aug. 13, 1922
Pittsboro
Hendricks County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jul. 9, 2009
Greenwood
Johnson County
Indiana, USA

Myers Mortuary
Eugene Francis Scamahorn

Funeral Services are to be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, July 13, 2009, with military to follow at Myers Chapel of Memories, 1502 North Lebanon Street, in Lebanon, Indiana.

Visitation will be held from noon to 2:00 p.m. on Monday, July 13, 2009, at Myers Mortuary in Lebanon.

Interment will follow at the Lizton K of P Cemetery at Lizton, Indiana.

Age: 86. Widowed. City of Residence: Greenwood, Indiana. Date of Death: Thursday, July 9, 2009, at 9:20 a.m. Place of Death: at the home of his daughter in Greenwood, Indiana. Cause of Death: Natural Causes following an extended illness.

Mr. Scamahorn was born near Pittsboro, Indiana, on August 13, 1922. He was the son of the late Marion Other "Jack" and Bessie Florence (Wilson) Scamahorn.

He spent his first fifteen years near Pittsboro, Indiana and moved to Boone County. He played basketball and baseball at Pinnell High School where he graduated in 1942. He served in the United States Air Force for forty months during World War II.

In Chicopee, Massachusetts he was married on January 11, 1945, to Ruth Louise (Lutes) Scamahorn. Mrs. Scamahorn died on January 28, 1996.

He farmed for five years. Then he worked at Winklers which became Stewart-Warner Corporation in Lebanon for thirty-one years where he retired in 1981.

He served as a Boy Scout Leader and was a Little League baseball manager for the Shelby Chevrolet team for several years.

He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather interested in his family. He moved about four years ago to Greenwood to make his home with a daughter, Melody Booker.

Memberships: He was a dedicated member of the First Community Church in Lebanon since 1952. He was also a longtime member of the Steel Workers of America

Officiating: Pastor Dean Devries

Survivors: Three Children: Mrs. Melody C. Booker - Greenwood, Indiana; Mr. R. Thomas Scamahorn and wife, Debbie Noblesville, Indiana; and Mrs. Mary Ann Christmas and husband, Greg Milton, Delaware. Five Grandchildren: Lynn Scamahorn Newburgh, Indiana; Holly Scamahorn Boulder, Colorado; Angela Lewis Indianapolis, Indiana; John Booker, Jr. Bloomington, Indiana; and William Booker Bloomington, Indiana. Two Step Grandchildren.

Deceased: A son, Russell Eugene Scamahorn, a brother, Matthew Scamahorn, a half-brother, Walter Scamahorn, a half-sister, Effie (Phillips) Alexander, a sister, Marian Lucille Green, and a granddaughter, Beverly Booker, are deceased.

Memorials: Alzheimer's Association, Greater Indiana Chapter, 50 East 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, Indiana 46209-4830.


Indianapolis Star 10 Jul 2009
Scamahorn, Eugene F.

Eugene "Gene" Francis Scamahorn 86, Greenwood, died July 9, 2009. Services: 2 p.m. Mon. July 13 at Myers Chapel of Memories, Lebanon, with visitation there from 12 p.m. until the time of service. Interment: Lizton K of P Cemetery, Lizton, IN.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Marion Hother Scamahorn (1871 - 1949)
  Bessie F Wilson (1895 - 1976)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruth Lutes Scamahorn (1925 - 1996)*
 
 Children:
  Russell Eugene Scamahorn (____ - 2001)*
 
 Siblings:
  Effie l Scamahorn Alexander (1904 - 1988)**
  Walter Scamahorn (1908 - 1918)**
  Matthew Emerson Scamahorn (1919 - 2008)*
  Marian Lucille Scamahorn Green (1920 - 1999)*
  Eugene Francis Scamahorn (1922 - 2009)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Lizton Knights of Pythias Cemetery
Lizton
Hendricks County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Mark E. Wirey
Record added: Jul 09, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39265094
Eugene Francis Gene Scamahorn
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Eugene Francis Gene Scamahorn
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