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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.

  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 23
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 27
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 27
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 27
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 28
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 29
    Jackson Township Board
    7 p.m. Jackson Township Board, Trustee's Office, 5765 Carmel Ridge Road
  • December 30
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 31
    Live band at the Playhouse
    8 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • January 2
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • January 8
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    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • January 10
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    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • January 14
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    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
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    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.