Rev. Harold G. Lashbrook, 93, Colfax, entered peacefully into his heavenly home in the arms of Jesus on Friday, May 27, 2022 after a short battle with cancer. Born September 20, 1928, in Darlington, Indiana, he was one of twelve children of Glen and Nellie (Alexander) Lashbrook.
On April 16, 1960, Harold married the love of his life, Marjory Gast, in Mattoon, Illinois, and they shared 62 wonderful years together.
Harold served in the U.S. Army as a PFC during the Korean War from 1952-1953. Over the course of his working career, he was a truck driver, working at the Colfax Elevator, Peet’s Feed, Shoestring and Piemonte Foods, where he retired in 1990. Harold was a devoted Christian man and loved his Lord more than life. He was a member of Colfax Wesleyan Church. He loved to read his Bible, traveling and sightseeing, playing games, doing word search puzzles, and having family gatherings with his children and grandchildren.
Along with his loving wife, Harold is survived by their children, Harold D. (Diana) Lashbrook of SC, Sherry (Dave) Hall of WA, Harold L. (Kathy) Lashbrook of Frankfort, Dennis (Tammy) Lashbrook of Frankfort, Rick (Judy) Lashbrook of Frankfort, Tina (Larry) Wilkinson of Colfax, and Katrina (Tim) Spears of Frankfort; two sisters, Wilma Hill and Anna Mae (Bob) Belcher, both of Florida; one brother, Raymond (Mary) Lashbrook of Florida; sister-in-law, Geneva Lashbrook of Frankfort; sons-in-law, Raymond Disinger of Moran and Tony Marcum of Kokomo; 28 grandchildren; over 70 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his extended family and friends. He was loved by all and will be dearly missed.
Preceding Harold in death is his parents; two daughters, Diana “Diner” Disinger and Debra “Debbie” Marcum; two grandsons, Nathan and Ian Marcum; one great granddaughter, Trisha Wilkinson; four brothers and four sisters.
Visitation will be Tuesday, May 31, 2022, from 10am until the time of the service at 1pm at Colfax Wesleyan Church. Vickie Emberton will officiate. Burial will follow in Plainview Cemetery with military rites provided by the Clinton County Honor Guard. Genda Funeral Home in Frankfort is assisting with the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Harold’s name may be given to Colfax Wesleyan Church. Messages of condolence may be directed to www.gendafuneralhome.com.