Don Rash

February 26, 2010

Don Earl Rash age 69 of Kokomo passed away 2 AM Friday February 26, 2010 in his residence. Born July 18, 1940 in Fortville, Indiana to William L. & Madora (Martin) Rash. He was a 1958 graduate of Warren Central High School. He worked for Medline Industries Chicago, IL in sales for 40 years calling on the Northern Indiana territory. After his retirement he enjoyed his car shows, train collecting, his family and especially attending his grandchildren’s sporting events. He was a member of First General Baptist Church, and several Railroad and Car Clubs. He married Joyce A. Pritchard on November 26, 1960 and she survives. Also surviving is a son: Jeff Rash (Natalie) of Indianapolis, 2 daughters: Lynn Craig (Jeff) of Burlington, Beth Brahm (Mike) of Kokomo, 7 grandchildren: Jacob and Molly Craig, Madison and Samantha Rash, and Evan, Noah, and Luke Brahm, as well as his 5 siblings: twin brother John Rash (Sherry Sawyer) and Darryl Rash (Patricia), Marian Cole (Gary) all of Indianapolis, Milsa Durell (Newman) of Newbury, NH and Martha Randall (Ralph) of Austin, Indiana. He was preceded in death by his father and recently his mother Medora on February 23, 2010. Visitation will be held 3-7 PM Thursday March 4, 2010 at First General Baptist Church 3017 E 100 N Kokomo, Indiana with a service 10 AM Friday March 5, 2010 at the church. In addition a joint visitation and service with his mother will be held 1-2 PM with a 2 PM service Friday March 5, 2010 at Flanner & Buchanan Funeral Center -Lawrence 5215 N. Shadeland Avenue Indianapolis, Indiana. Burial will take place in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens in Indianapolis. Memorials appreciated to First General Baptist Church Building Fund or Indiana Transportation Museum 825 Park Drive Noblesville, IN 46061. Arrangements entrusted to Archer-Weston Funeral Home in Frankfort.

Condolences

9 Condolences for “Don Rash”

  1. Mike Sjoerdsma

    Dear Joyce and Don’s family, I am so deeply sorry for your loss. I worked with Don for many years and both he and John were great mentors to me as I started my career. I will always consider Don a friend. My prayers are with you and I know you will keep him always in your hearts. My most heartfelt sympathy. Mike

  2. Charlie Mills

    My condolences from my family and Medline to Joyce and the kids and to John. Don was a great guy and he will be missed.

  3. Dennis Mcgonigal

    MY SINCERE CONDOLANCES TO THE RASH FAMILY. DON WAS MY ROOMATE IN MEDLINES FIRST TRAINING CLASS AND ALWAYS BROUGHT JOYCE`S COOKIES BACK DURING OUR TRAINING. I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER DON.

  4. Carol Killian - medline

    What a great man and mentor, he will be missed.

  5. Rob Sheedy

    My condolences to the Rash family. I had the pleasure of working with Ron at Medline and attended meetings with him for years. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

  6. Cheryl Stonestreet

    Dear Joyce and family, Thinking of you in these tough times. Don was a great friend to our family and we will all remember him fondly. Your friendship has always been greatly appreciated. My prayers go with you. Sincerely, Cheryl Stonestreet

  7. Roger Merryman

    To John; I ‘m very saddened to learn about the passing of your Mother and Don. I absolutely can’t imagine what you and your family are going through. However, please know that the tide always turns at it’s lowest point and trust in God will help you and your family navigate through these most difficult times. I wish you the best. Roger Merryman Evansville, IN

  8. COURT AND PAT LARKIN

    Joyce , Pat and I just heard of Don’s passing today . We have many fond memories of the times we all had at the conventions and meetings with Medline . Don was a very special person and a very honest person . I am sure he will be missed by all who knew him . Pat and I will remember him in our prayers . Pat and Court

  9. Darryl & Pat Rash

    Our sweet Don how we all will miss your smile. You always had a kind word and a smile what ever you were doing, especially when arranging you train village. Just know how much you were loved and we will all miss you very much.

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