Harry ‘Hotch’ W. Luginbill, 86

Posted on October 4, 2012

Harry “Hotch” W. Luginbill, 86, of Berne, passed away Tuesday Oct. 2, 2012, at Swiss Village.
Harry was born Oct. 12, 1925, to Elmer and Hermina (Sprunger) Luginbill. He married Willodyne Neuenschwander Dec. 22, 1946; she survives.
He was a member of the West Missionary Church where he taught Sunday School for 20 years, was a deacon, member of the choir and a sponsor of the Youth Group. Harry retired from Dunbar Furniture as an upholsterer for 38 years. Harry was a Little League coach and was an avid Boston Red Sox fan. He also enjoyed fishing and bowling.
Other surviving relatives include two daughters, Susan (Robert) Dubach of Geneva and Ronnette (William) Armstrong of Fort Wayne; one foster daughter, Jeannie Rupp of Anderson; two sons, Ronald (Sarah) Luginbill of Peru and Gregg (Abby) Luginbill of Markle; 12 grandchildren, three foster grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and five foster great-grandchildren.
Harry was preceded in death by two brothers, Roger and Stanley Luginbill; and two sisters, Bernice Stuckey and Rowena Bauman.
Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Swiss Village Chapel and from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, at the West Missionary Church. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, at the church, with Pastor Keith Rupp officiating. Burial is in the MRE Cemetery, Berne.
The Yager-Kichhofer Funeral Home in Berne is in charge of arrangements.

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