Frederick Alan Millspaugh, 84, of Butlerville, passed away at 10:15 a.m. on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at his residence.
Born October 6, 1934 in Gas City, he was the son of the late Don and Jean (O’Brien) Millspaugh. He married Betty Jean (Hunt) Millspaugh on September 4, 1953 at the Linn Hurst Baptist Church in Indianapolis; she survives.
Mr. Millspaugh graduated from Mississinewa High School in Gas City in 1953 and attended the University of Michigan. He worked, for the Pennsylvania Railroad, in delivery for Omar Bakeries, as a real estate developer in Marion and for Millspaugh Realtors & Auctioneers. As an entrepreneur, he worked as an auctioneer in Marion, as an antiques dealer; and as the former treasurer of Grant County. He was a member of Risen Savior Bible Church in North Vernon, where he enjoyed studying and sharing the Bible through teaching and mentoring, the Elks Club in Marion, the Indiana Auctioneers Association, and the Grant County Chamber of Commerce. He was a former member of the Marion Board of Realtors, the Indianapolis Board of Realtors, MIBOR Realtor Association and the Marion County Chamber of Commerce in addition to having been the former president of the Indiana Young Democrats. He enjoyed golf and games (particularly euchre and cribbage), being in nature but most of all spending time with his wife and family. On September 4th of this year, they celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary.
Surviving with his wife are his sons, Tony (Donna) Millspaugh of Wabash, Scott (Gloria) Millspaugh of Fort Wayne, and Matthew (Lisa) Millspaugh of Butlerville; daughters, Debra (Medardo) Perez of McAllen, Texas and Stacy (Mike) Marley of Marion; brother, Morris (Nancy) Millspaugh of Fishers; sisters, Tass Horn of Upland and Cora Jane (Paul) Swanner of Gas City; grandchildren, Ashley Millspaugh of La Fountain, Lauren Millspaugh and Whitney Millspaugh, both of Wabash, Rebekah (Bob) Crawford of Corpus Christi, Texas, Stephanie (Jeremey) Huff, Rachel Marley, M.J. Marley, and Meredith Millspaugh, all of Marion, Nicholas (Stephanie) Millspaugh of Noblesville, Jordan (Jeff) Combs of Roanoke, Joel Millspaugh of Chicago, IL, and Jagen Millspaugh of Fort Wayne; and thirteen great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, James Millspaugh; granddaughter, Allison Millspaugh; and great-grandson, Lincoln Huff.
A funeral service for Mr. Millspaugh will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services in North Vernon with Rev. Gary Haines officiating. Family and friends may call at the funeral home from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 and one hour prior to the service on Thursday.
Memorial donations may be made in honor of Mr. Millspaugh through the funeral home to the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation in care of the Lincoln Huff Family Research Fund.
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