James David Warnsman, 86, Huntingburg

James David Warnsman, 86, of Huntingburg, passed away Saturday, November 10, 2018, at his home in Huntingburg.

He was born June 28, 1932, in Gibson County to George and Ruth (McCormack) Warnsman. 

He graduated from Oakland City High School and also attended Oakland City University. He also graduated from the University of Evansville.

James was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving during the Korean Conflict.

He retired as Vice President of Indiana Operations from Old Ben Coal Company. He had been with the company for 30 years.

He was a member of the Jasper Gun Club and a former member of the Pike County Bird Club.

He is survived by his children, Deborah Rodimel (Ed) of Washington, Cathy Hayes of Oakland City and David Warnsman (Heather) of Bloomington; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Peggy Warnsman of Oakland City and Carol Guimond of Pensacola, Florida; brother-in-law, Robert Hightower of Oakland City; uncle, John Warnsman of Huntingburg; and several nieces and nephews .

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Martha Catherine Warnsman in 2013; and brother, Jack Warnsman.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4 until 8 p.m. CST on Friday, November 16, 2018, at Corn-Colvin Funeral Home, 323 North Main St., Oakland City.

In memory of his wife, Martha, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 6100 Dutchman Lane, Suite 401, Louisville, KY 40205.  Envelopes will be available at the Corn-Colvin Funeral Home

You may leave a message of sympathy or light a candle in memory of James at www.corncolvinfuneralhome.com.


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