Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

Obituaries

January 4, 2013

James A. Crain, 71

Rushville — James A. Crain, 71, a longtime Rushville resident, passed away at his home Thursday evening, Jan. 3, 2013.

He was born March 31, 1941 in Franklin County to Herman J. & Dorothy Marie (Tomlin) Crain.  

He spent his early life in Metamora and a few years in Milroy before moving to Rushville and making it his home. He married Elizabeth Ann Lee June 5, 1965 and she survives.

Jim worked for General Motors in Indianapolis for nearly 40 years before retiring in 2003. He was a Golden Eagle at the Rushville Eagles Lodge, member of the Rushville American Legion Post #150, was an avid golfer and loved watching old westerns.

In addition to his wife, Liz, of Rushville, Jim is survived by his sons, Jimmy Gene (Bobbi) Crain and Eddie B. Crain, both of Rushville; his daughter, Melissa (Mike) Ooley of Rushville; brothers, Joe Crain and Glenn (Helen) Crain and a sister, Connie (Robert) Emme all of Rushville; five grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and seven step great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7 at Moster Mortuary in Rushville where friends are welcome to visit from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6.

Pastor Ray Sweet III will preside and burial will be in East Hill Cemetery in Rushville.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Decatur County.

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