James Kenneth Condra, 89, French Lick

James Kenneth Condra, age 89, of French Lick, Indiana, entered into eternal rest on August 1st, 2021 at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper, Indiana.

He was born in French Lick, Indiana on September 11th, 1931. His parents were Floyd and Sarah (Smith) Condra.

Jim was preceded in death by his Parents; Granddaughter – Jennifer Condra; (4) Brothers-in-law – Bill, Bob, Jack and Richard Carnes; and Son-in-Law – Mike Deakins.

He married the love of his life and best friend Violet Carnes on October 30th, 1951 and she survives.

Jim was a 1949 graduate of French Lick High School, a member of Red Quarry Christian Church and retired from U.S. Gypsum in Sales Management.

He was strong in his Christian faith, enjoyed country and oldies rock music, watching westerns, mowing yards, Ford Mustangs, riding his motorcycle and was an avid IU fan. In their younger days, Jim and Violet enjoyed traveling in the United States and throughout their life going dancing. Family was very important to Jim and he was very involved with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Jim was very generous with his time and effort. He spent his life in the service for others.

He is survived by: Wife Violet Condra French Lick, Indiana; (1) Son Steve Condra (Rachelle) French Lick, Indiana; (2) Daughters Jan Deakins Brazil, Indiana, Judie Cosgrove (Ted) Centralia, Illinois; (11) Grandchildren; (12) Great-Grandchildren; (2) Great-Great Grandchildren.

A Funeral Ceremony will be conducted by Pastor Joe Crow on Wednesday, August 4th, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home, French Lick, Indiana with burial to follow in Mount Lebanon Cemetery.

Visitation for friends will be held from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home 9640 W. State Rd. 56 French Lick, In.




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