December 9, 2012

Jim C. Maggart

GALVESTON — Jim C. Maggart, 74, Galveston, died at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.

Jim was born July 17, 1938 in Smithville, Tenn., to Brycie (Sparks) and Lincoln R. Maggart. He was married Oct. 8, 1960 in Logansport to Cathy (Klise) Maggart, who survives.

He worked in construction for 16 years. After that, he was a millwright for Delphi, retiring with 30 years of service. Then, he drove school bus for Southeastern School Corporation for 10 years. He was a member of UAW No. 292. He enjoyed traveling, gardening and spending time with his family. He served in the U.S. Navy.

Survivors include his wife, Cathy Maggart, Galveston; daughter Chris (Jeff) Slater, Galveston; a son, Joe (Lori) Maggart, Royal Center; four grandchildren: J.D. and Danny Maggart, Claire and Hollie Slater; sisters Sue Parsley, Logansport, and Janet (Dick) Lucas, Logansport; and brothers Bob (Yvonne) Maggart, Burnettesville, Jerry (Barb) Maggart, Walton, and David (Susie) Maggart, Rochester.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Earl Maggart.

Services will be at 1 p.m. at Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston with the Rev. Marty Purcel officiating. Burial will be in Onward Deer Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston. Memorials may be given to the American Heart Association.

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