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Obituary: Marvin Badger, Sr. 88, Casey Creek, KY native
Adair Countian was a much decorated hero of World War II, who spent most of his adult life in Indiana. He had a career of over 50 years with Laborers Union Local 741, Columbus, IN, before retiring in 1984. His marriage to Beatrice Burton, who survives, endured a remarkable 64 years. He will be accorded military rites by the Bartholemew County Veterans Color Guard
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Marvin "Dale" Badger, Sr., 88 of Brown County, IN, died at 9:20 a.m.Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at Brown County Health & Living Community.
The funeral will be conducted at 10amET/9amCT, Saturday, September 18, 2010, at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Homes, 4205 Jonathan Moore PikeColumbus, IN 47201, with Rev. Charles Wright officiating. Family and friends may call from 4pm to 8pmET/3pm to 7pmCT, Friday, September 17, 2001, and after 9amCT to time of service Saturday. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery, 501 N. Gladstone AV, Columbus, IN, with military rites conducted by the Bartholomew County Veterans Color Guard.
Marvin "Dale" Badger, Adair Co. native (1922-2010)
Marvin Dale Badger was born in Casey Creek, Adair Co., KY, September 11, 1922. He was the son of Cicero Bethel and Callie Melvina Price Badger, and died Wednesday, September 15, 2010, in Nashville, Brown Co., IN, at the age of 88 years, and 4 days.
He married Beatrice Burton, his wife of 64 years, April 6, 1946, in Johnson Co., IN, who survives. He is further survived by the following:
Mr. Badger retired from Laborers Union Local 741 in 1984 where he had worked for 50 years. He was a lifetime member of American Legion, V.F.W. and Kentucky Club.
He was an Army veteran of WWII, serving with Company K335th Infantry Rail Splitters. He received the European-African-Middle Eastern medal with 3 Bronze Stars, the Good Conduct medal and Victory Medal. It was during WWII that he lost his older brother Dallas during battle.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association.
Online condolences may be sent to the Badger family at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral HomesBarkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home, 4205 Jonathan Moore PikeColumbus, IN 47201, in charge of arrangements.
The life of this remarkable Adair County native son is remembered in this obituary thanks a reminder from Betty Denton, Columbia, KY, and is reprinted here, with edits for Adair Co., KY, with permission of Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home in Columbus, IN. Phone (812) 342-4467 -EW
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