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Carl Vandagrifft, 86, Martinsville

Carl Vandagrifft,  86, passed away Monday morning, Oct. 8, 2012 at the Franklin United Methodist Community. He was a resident of Martinsville.
Carl was born May 22, 1926 in Morgan County to Arthur Edgil and Laura (Everling) Vandagrifft, who preceded him in death. He married his loving and devoted wife of 67 years, Naomi F. Wright, on May 27, 1945.
Carl was the owner and operator of the Vandagrifft Oil Company in Martinsville for more than 35 years. He took great pride in delivering oil to area residents and made many friends along the way. Carl enjoyed working in his vegetable garden, raising crops on his family farm and milking cows. He was a fan of Sprint Car racing and the Indianapolis 500. Carl and his wife Naomi were members of the Ding-a-Lings Square Dance Club for more than 16 years.
Carl is survived by his wife; one daughter, Wanda L. (Leo) Sullivan of Martinsville; two grandchildren, Brent (Amanda) Sullivan of Bedford and Sherri (Paul) Waters of Saint Jo, Texas. He will be remembered by his five great-grandchildren, Kiona, Brindle, Roan, Dunn and Cash Waters.
Carl was preceded in death by one brother, Morris Murphy.
The Rev. Travis Taylor will conduct a funeral service at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 12 at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown. Friends can call Thursday, Oct. 11 from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Carl will be entombed at Nebo Memorial Park Cemetery in Martinsville.
Expressions of caring and kindness can be sent to the Vandagrifft family at www.meredith-clark.com.

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  • November 20
    Literary club
    2 p.m. Kathy Anderson's home
  • November 20
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • November 20
    WRAPS meetings
    7 to 9 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • November 20
    Nashville Town Council
    6 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • November 21
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • November 22
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 22
    Salt Creek Trailhead dedication for Meijer family planned
    10 a.m. by CVS Pharmacy, 292 S. Van Buren St., near junction of 46 East and 135 North
  • November 22
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • November 23
    Annual community-wide hymn sing planned
    6:30 p.m. Nashville Christian Church, 160 S. Van Buren St.
  • November 23
    Nashville Reserve Officers host chili cook-off
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nashville P.D., 200 Hawthorne Drive
  • November 25
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
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    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • November 28
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • November 29
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 29
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 2
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 3
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
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    Go Club at the library Thursdays
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  • December 12
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    noon Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • December 12
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    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
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