Farming Agriculture 05

Howard L. Halberstadt

September 3, 1924 ~ January 7, 2020 (age 95)


Howard L. Halberstadt, 95, of Sullivan passed away Tuesday January 7, 2020 in Miller’s Merry Manor. He was a farmer. He was born September 3, 1924 in Sullivan County to George and Ina (All) Halberstadt. Howard is survived by his wife Vivian L (Gerkin) Pirtle Halberstadt; daughter, Monica Fry (Bill); step-son, Rodney Pirtle (Cathy); step-daughters, Cathy Pirtle, Karen Monroe (Roy), and Ronda Ravellette (Charles); grandchildren, Jason Fry (Torrie) and Rhonnie Walker; and great-grandson, Elliott Fry. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ruth (Reed) Halberstadt; son, Randall Halberstadt and two infant daughters. He was a member of the Church of Christ. Visitation will be Friday January 10, 2020 from 4:00 until 8:00 pm in DeBaun Springhill Chapel with funeral services on Saturday January 11, 2020 at 10:30 am in the funeral Home with Brother Buford Smith officiating. Burial will be in Pogue Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Humane society. Online condolences may be left at


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January 10, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
DeBaun Springhill Chapel (Roselawn Memorial Park)

Funeral Service
January 11, 2020

10:30 AM
DeBaun Springhill Chapel

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