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Roy Paul Roman, 83, Franklin

Roy Paul Roman, 83, Franklin, passed away Nov. 20, 2012, at Johnson Memorial Hospital in Franklin.

He was born June 2, 1929 in Middletown, Ohio, to Leroy and Bethel (Ledford) Roman. He married Betty Jeanne Phillips on Dec. 22, 1950. She lovingly survives in Franklin.

His surviving sister is Bea Scribner of Trenton, Ohio. Paul also is survived by his children, Judith (Glenn) Carlstrand of Franklin, Barbara (Eugene) deRose of Greenwood, Linda (David) Rutherford of Pittsboro, David (Becky) Roman of Guthrie, Okla., Timothy (Glenda) Roman of Nineveh and Tamara Roman of Franklin. Surviving grandchildren include Ariel Topletz (Adam) Erickson, Jessica and Sarah Topletz, Natalie and Julie deRose, Brooke Hunsucker (Mike) Walden, Jamie Hunsucker, Bridget (Brian) Hunsucker Bundy, Jenna Hunsucker, Joshua (Mi Ryung) Roman, Kate (David) Roman Gungor, Nate (Michelle), Isaac, Tyler, Benjamin and Nicholas Roman and Danielle Roman (Ryan) Cheek and Lucas Rutherford. Surviving great-grandchildren include Malachi, Mathias and Roman Walden, Gage and Lux Bundy, Micah and Brycen Hunsucker, Brianna and Hayden Cheek, and Harry, Elizabeth and Evie Gungor.

Paul was a graduate of Trenton (Ohio) High School and received his bachelor of science degree from Miami University of Ohio.  He served in the U.S. Navy from 1952 to 1955, notably in post-war Korea. His rank was LTJG, MSC, USN.  Paul was employed by Eli Lilly and Co. as a department head of sterility and microbial testing. He retired in 1994.  In Franklin, he was a longstanding member of Franklin Community Church. He served in the choir and in countless activities and projects. His great love of popular, classical and religious music led him to sing with The Voices of Franklin. As a member of the Gideons International, Paul volunteered in jail ministry for several years. With the Nomads Volunteers in Mission, Paul and Betty traveled annually in their RV to California, Arizona and Texas to carry out mission projects in construction and other people-oriented work. Paul’s other volunteer activities included the disaster relief committee of the American Red Cross and USA Girl Scouts. He and Betty led their cadette Girl Scout troop on a canoeing trip in the boundary waters of Minnesota and to the former USAGS horse ranch in Wyoming. He and Betty served on the design committee of the Camp Gallahue lodge. Paul’s hobbies included ham radio operating, carpentry, camping and travel. In addition to his travels to Japan and Korea with the military, he traveled to Mexico, Canada, Republic of Panama and most of the 50 states.

The Rev. Daniel Jepsen conductrf a service Saturday Dec. 1 at Franklin Community Church. Friends called Friday Nov. 30 at Flinn & Maguire Funeral Home in Franklin. Burial was at Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin.

Memorial contributions can be made to Franklin Community Church, 2005 Upper Shelbyville Road, Franklin, IN 46131.

Online condolences can be made at www.flinnmaguire.com.

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  • October 31
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • October 31
    Trick-or-Treat hours set for Nashville
    6 to 9 p.m. Nashville
  • October 31
    Deadline to RSVP for Brown County/Purdue Extension dinner meeting
  • October 31
    Sprunica church fall community night
    5 to 9 p.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • October 31
    Trunk or Treat at Helmsburg church
    6 to 8 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • November 1
    Annual chicken noodle dinner, craft bazaar at Christiansburg church
    4 to 7 p.m. Christiansburg United Methodist Church, 7372 S. Christianburg Road
  • November 1
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 1
    Annual craft, bake sale at Helmsburg church
    9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St.
  • November 1
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • November 1
    Annual bazaar, quilt raffle, bake sale, bean dinner
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Goshen Community Church, 2798 Gatesville Road, Bean Blossom
  • November 3
    Nashville Redevelopment Commission
    4:30 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • November 4
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds
  • November 4
    Government offices CLOSED
  • November 4
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    7 to 8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • November 5
    Woodworkers club
    7 p.m. Charlie Roush's Shop, 6987 Christianberg Road
  • November 5
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • November 6
    Gospel jam session
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East, Gnaw Bone
  • November 6
    WRAPS meetings
    7 to 9 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • November 6
    Salt Creek Trail Committee
    10 a.m. BC Parks & Rec. Office, 1001 Deer Run Lane
  • November 6
    Brown County Schools Board of Trustees
    6:30 p.m. Helmsburg Elementary School, 5378 Helmsburg School Road
  • November 6
    Rotary Club
    7:15 a.m. Artists Colony Inn, 105 S. Van Buren St.
  • November 7
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • November 8
    Second Saturday Village Art Walk
    5 to 8 p.m. Downtown Nashville
  • November 8
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • November 8
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 8
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • November 11
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 11
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • November 12
    Mandatory scholarship meeting at the high school
    6:30 p.m. Brown County High School, 235 School House Lane
  • November 12
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • November 13
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • November 14
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • November 15
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 15
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • November 18
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 19
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • November 20
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • November 23
    Nashville Reserve Officers host chili cook-off
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nashville P.D., 200 Hawthorne Drive
  • December 13
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road