Harold W. “Buck” Showalter
September 11, 1931 ~ March 25, 2018

Harold W. “Buck” Showalter, 86, of Elkhart, died at 8:50 am, on
Sunday, March 25, at East Lake Nursing and Rehabilitation,
Elkhart. He was born on September 11, 1931, to John G. and Virgil
(Bunger) Showalter. On November 19, 1954 in Las Vegas, NV he
married Joan Chittenden; she died December 19, 2012. Surviving
are daughter, Debra (Bob Windsor) Taylor of Middlebury; two
sons, John Showalter of Elkhart, Jim Showalter of Saint Charles,
IL; two grandchildren, five great grandchildren, one great-great
grandson. He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, brother,
Hugh Showalter, two sisters, Carol Rockenbaugh and Mildred
Cripe. Harold was an Air Force Veteran serving during the Korean
War. He had been a Post Commander at the American Legion Post
484 in Millersburg. He graduated from Millersburg High School in
1950, played High School basketball and still enjoyed watching
basketball on TV. He had worked as Production and Plant
Manager in manufacturing at Louisiana-Pacific, retiring in 1995.
The family will hold a private burial at a later date. Burial will be in
Prairie Street Cemetery, Elkhart.

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