Eugene Cartwright, 88

Eugene Allen "Gene" Cartwright, 88, of rural Andrews, Indiana, died at 9:20 am, Thursday, January 25, 2018 at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash. He was born September 3, 1929 in New Castle, Indiana to Eugene and Mae Emma (Hudson) Cartwright.

Gene graduated from New Castle High School in 1947. He served in the US Army Corps of Engineers in Korea during the Korean Conflict. He married Mary Holcomb at Buck Creek Church of the Brethren in Henry County, Indiana on November 23, 1950. He retired as a District Manager from Indiana Bell after 30 years. Gene was a member of St. Paul's County Line Church and Gideon's International. He was a hobby farmer and enjoyed trains, wood carving, and all animals. 

He is survived by his wife, Mary Cartwright of Andrews, his four children, Rebecca Garrett of Warsaw, Indiana, David Cartwright of Marion, Indiana, Linda Grossman of Wabash, IN, and Andrew Cartwright of Andrews, seven grandchildren, Chris (Lora) Cartwright, A.J. (Angie) Cartwright, both of Andrews, Seth (Tiffany) Cartwright, all of Anderson, Indiana,  Jordan (Brittani) Dotson, and Mackenzie Garrett, both of Warsaw, Jessica Grossman of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Sharon Grossman of Wabash, six great grandchildren, and his sister, Janet Sue Moran of Munster, Indiana. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, June Bell.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at St. Paul's County Line Church, 3995 N. 1000 W., Andrews, with Pastor Conrad Thompson officiating. Burial will be in St. Paul's County Line Cemetery. Friends may call  from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Tuesday at the church. Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service of Wabash is in charge of arrangements.

Preferred memorial is Gideon's International.

The memorial guest book for Gene may be signed at


Posted on 2018 Jan 26