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Harry R. Padfield, 90, was surrounded by his family when he went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, June 22, 2017.
Harry was born Feb. 10, 1927 in Indianapolis, to the late Clarence R. and Amanda E. (Hosier) Padfield. He married Patricia L. Titus on June 9, 1946 and she preceded him in death Aug. 30, 2015.
Harry has lived in Howard County since 1932. He retired from Delco as a pattern maker in 1991 after 39 years of service. He loved gardening, woodworking, computers, mushroom hunting and fishing.
He loved his family and enjoyed being surrounded by them.
He was a 50-plus-year member of the Masonic Lodge # 341, Greentown. He loved children and showed it by being a Shriner clown for many years. Harry served on the Board of Directors of the Solidarity Credit Union, Kokomo. He was a member of Converse Church of Christ and the Senior Saints.
Surviving are his daughters, Paula (Steve) Host, Sharpsville, Barbara (Kevin) Chapman, Tipton, Donna (Rick) Dennis, Kokomo, and Elizabeth (Paul) O'Blenis, Brookston; son, Tim Padfield, Kokomo; brothers, Clarence Padfield, Kokomo, Fred (Marilyn) Padfield, Kokomo, and Jon Padfield; 21 grandchildren, including David Host, Scott and Amy Logan, Derek Host, and Mike and Nick Dennis; 38 great-grandchildren, including Peyton Jansik, Lea Logan, Bryce Logan and Christopher Host; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
Harry was preceded in death by five brothers, Robert, Carl, Edwin, Everet and Norman; two granddaughters; and a great-grandson.
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in the Converse Church of Christ, 301 E. Wabash St., Converse, with Pastor John Clark officiating.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, June 26, 2017, at the Converse Church of Christ with Masonic Rites at 8p.m.
Memorials may be given to the Converse Church of Christ Pre-School.
Online condolences may be made at www.owenweilertduncan.com. Arrangements were entrusted to Owen-Weilert-Duncan Funeral Homes, Larrison-Martin Chapel, 308 East Marion Street, Converse.
Published on  June 24, 2017
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