Glen Ray “Booty” Fahrnow, 70, North Manchester, died at 12:30 a.m., Friday, March 8, at his home.
He was born October 27, 1942 in Huntington, to Carl Fahrnow and Meta (Reddick) Fahrnow Double.
He was a 1960 graduate of Huntington High School and received a B.S. degree in 1964 from Huntington College, where he played baseball and basketball. He married Judy Davis in Huntington on August 8, 1964. He retired from Bentz Metals in Fort Wayne after 15 years and also worked at Parker Industries in Silver Lake, for 20 years and part-time at Liquid Assets in North Manchester. He was a member of the Congregational Christian Church in North Manchester. Mr. Fahrnow enjoyed playing and watching sports and being outdoors. He was an avid Indiana University and Indianapolis Colts fan. He loved animals and spending time with his family.
Mr. Fahrnow is survived by his wife, Judy Fahrnow, North Manchester; three children, Angela Marie Fahrnow, and Amy Kay Fahrnow, North Manchester, and Douglas Clayton (Angela) Fahrnow of New Palestine, Indiana; four grandchildren, Ashlee Noel Fahrnow, Clayton Douglas Fahrnow, Jack Tyler Fahrnow, and Emily Kay Fahrnow, New Palestine; two sisters, Sharon (Jim) Smart of Perkinsville, and Margie Himes of Fort Wayne. His parents, two brothers and a half sister preceded him in death.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Congregational Christian Church, 310 N. Walnut St, in North Manchester. Pastor J.P. Freeman will officiate. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m., Tuesday, March 12 and one hour prior to the service Wednesday at Congregational Christian Church.
Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Bender Chapel 207 W. Main St. North Manchester.
Preferred memorial is Congregational Christian Church.