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Lynn Oliver McTarsney, 84, Franklin

Lynn Oliver McTarsney, 84, of Frankin, passed away Sunday morning, Oct. 21, 2012, at Johnson Memorial Hospital in Franklin.
Lynn was born April 8, 1928, in Franklin to Oliver and Charlene (Ford) McTarsney. He married Esther (Rogers) McTarsney June 12, 1950, in Shelby County. She preceded him in death July 31, 1996, after 46 devoted years. Lynn went on to marry Rosemary (Headley) McTarsney Nov. 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 and Barry (Lisa) McTarsney of Franklin. He will be remembered by his siblings, Delores Julian, Floyd and Max McTarsney all of Franklin, and Kathy Warner, June Fiesbeck and Charles McTarsney, all of Columbus; 14 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother; three sisters; and his son, Rocky McTarsney, on Oct. 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 Kroger Company Warehouse in Indianapolis after 28 years of service. Prior to that, he worked for Arvin Industries in Columbus. Lynn was a member of 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 Thursday, Oct. 25 at 10:30 a.m. at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry St. in Morgantown. Friends can call from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Nineveh Cemetery.
Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the McTarsney family at  www.meredith-clark.com.

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