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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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  • December 17
    Hamblen Fire District
    7 p.m. Hamblen Fire Station, 4650 Sweetwater Trail, Nineveh
  • December 17
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • December 17
    Lake Lemon Conservancy District Board
    6 p.m. Benton Township Senior Center, 7606 State Road 45, Unionville
  • December 17
    Brown County Government Offices to close for lunch hours
    11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • December 18
    WRAPS meetings
    7 to 9 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • December 18
    Nashville Town Council
    6:30 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • December 19
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • December 19
    Christmas sing-along at The Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 19
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 19
    Live hip hop music at dance barn
    7 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 20
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 20
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 20
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • 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 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 27
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West