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Paul R. "Dink" Tarwater

February 23, 1928 ~ July 15, 2017 (age 89)

Paul R. “Dink” Tarwater, 89, passed away Saturday July 15, 2017 at 10:33 pm in Union Hospital. He retired from Anchor Glass and was a farmer. He was born February 23, 1928 in Knox County, IN to William Tarwater and Hazel (Conway) Tarwater. Paul is survived by daughters, Julie Stewart (Larry) of Krum, TX and Lisa Beard (Larry) of Terre Haute; sons, Richard Tarwater (Jane) of Terre Haute, Joe Tarwater of Shelburn, and John “Steve” Tarwater (Donna) of Terre Haute; nine grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, and two great great grandchildren; a sister, Betty Miller of TN; a brother, Francis Tarwater of Terre Haute and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Addie Mae (Dishon) Tarwater, a son, Paul Eugene “Butchy” Tarwater, a sister, Kathleen Little, and a brother, Billy Joe Tarwater. Paul was a US Army veteran of WW II and he enjoyed IU Basketball, farming and gardening. Visitation will be Tuesday July 18, 2017 from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm in DeBaun Springhill Chapel with funeral services at 1:00 pm in the funeral home with Reverend James Quick officiating. Burial will be in Grandview Cemetery with military honors provided by the Vigo County Veterans honor Guard. Online condolences may be left at www.debaunfuneralhomes.com

 


 Service Information

Visitation
Tuesday
July 18, 2017

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
DeBaun Funeral Homes & Crematory
85 E Springhill Drive
Terre Haute, IN 47802

Funeral Service
Tuesday
July 18, 2017

1:00 PM
DeBaun Funeral Homes & Crematory
85 E Springhill Drive
Terre Haute, IN 47802


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