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Norman Kirkpatrick

February 21, 1934 ~ November 6, 2020 (age 86)


Norman Kirkpatrick, 86, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away on Friday, November 6th, 2020 at Mercy Hospital-West Hospital in Cincinnati, OH. Norman was born in Switzerland County, IN on February 21, 1934, a son of the late Mary (Potter) and Myrl  Kirkpatrick. At a young age, Norman and his family moved to Ohio County. He was a graduate of Rising Sun High School, Class of 1952. After graduation Norman proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. While in service he received Marksman( Rifle) and Good Conduct Medals. Norman married Judy (Walton) Kirkpatrick on April 29, 1960 at the New Hope Church in Ohio County. Norman and Judy we married over 60 years until his passing. Norman loved the country life and was a farmer. He also worked for The City of Rising Sun, The State of Indiana Highway Department and was a bus driver for Ohio County Schools from 1971 to 1998.  Norman was a member of the Rising Sun American Legion Post #59, and former member of the Aberdeen Pate Water Board and had served two terms on the Ohio County 4-H Fair Board.

Norman is survived by his wife, Judy Kirkpatrick, of Rising Sun, IN; by a daughter, Janet Heis and husband Rob, of Rising Sun, IN; by a son, Allan Kirkpatrick and wife Terri, of Rising Sun, IN; by grandchildren: Jacob Heis (Sara), Katie Heis, Elizabeth Heis, and Klint Kirkpatrick (Chelsea) and by a great granddaughter, Emily Heis. He was preceded in death by his parents and by his brother, Marvin Kirkpatrick.
Funeral services will be at 11 AM, Tuesday, November 10th at Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun, IN with Eldon Fancher officiating. Visitation will be held 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Monday, November 9th at Markland Funeral Home. Burial with military honors will be at Rising Sun New Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Ohio County 4-H Youth Advisory Board.


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November 9, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Markland Funeral Home
327 North High Street
Rising Sun, IN 47040

Funeral Service
November 10, 2020

11:00 AM
Markland Funeral Home
327 North High Street
Rising Sun, IN 47040


Ohio County 4-H Youth Advisory Board
412 Main Street, Rising Sun IN 47040
Tel: 1-812-438-3656

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