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Max E. Carothers, 83, Brown County,

Max E. Carothers, 83, of Brown County, died at 5:27a.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at Winter Haven Hospital in Winter Haven, Fla.

Max was owner of Max's Jewelry for the past 42 years, a member of East Columbus Christian Church, a board member of the Custer Foundation for several years and a Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War.

He enjoyed fishing and wintering in Florida.

The funeral will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 26, at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street with the Rev. Charles Aigner officiating.

Family and friends can call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 25 and from  9 a.m. until service time Saturday, April 26.

Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery with military honors provided by the Bartholomew County Veterans Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society or East Columbus Christian School.

Online condolences can be sent to the Carothers family and a video tribute viewed at barkesweaverglick.com

Max was born in Columbus, Oct. 26, 1930, son of Arnold and Laura Stillinger Carothers. He married Iris V. Rhoads April 16, 1950. She preceded him in death May 23, 2008. He later married Margaret "Peggy" Percifield June 12, 2009.

Survivors include his second wife, Peggy Carothers; his sons, Michael E. (Brenda) Carothers of Seymour, David E. (Nancy) Carothers and Stephen E. (Carrie) Carothers, both of Columbus; grandchildren, Amanda (Peter) Washburn of Greenville, S.C.; Jessica (Brian) Powell and Gretchen Carothers, both of Columbus; great-grandchildren, Max Washburn, Sydney Carothers and Cohen Powell; step grandchildren, Megan Walters, Sarah Oswald and Levi Walters; and a stepgreat-granddaughter, Lexi Miller.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Iris V. Carothers; brothers, Don and William Carothers; a sister, Geneva Clem;and grandsons, Kyle D. and Nathan E. Carothers.

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  • 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