Jack Darr

February 19th

Jack Darr, 89, of Syracuse, Indiana, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on February 18,
Jack was born on February 19, 1933 in Goshen, Indiana, to the late Earl J. Darr and Opal (Geyer) Darr.
As a lifelong resident, Jack attended Syracuse High School. He furthered his education at Indiana
University in Bloomington, Indiana. Where he was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity. Jack was also a
veteran of the Korean War, member of the American Legion, and attended Grace Lutheran Church in
Syracuse, Indiana.
Jack owned and operated Elkhart Bedding Company until he retired in 2000.
Jack married the love of his life, Carol Lee John, on July 1, 1961. She preceded him in death on June 29,
Jack loved Lake Wawasee and enjoyed spending time at this condominium on Sanibel Island, Florida.
Jack was a pillar of the community and was loved by all who knew him.
Jack is survived by his two children, Christopher (Sandra) Darr, Granger, Indiana and Jennifer
Darr-Blissitt, Noblesville, Indiana. He had 9 grandchildren: Nathaniel Darr (Alicia), Spencer Darr, Luke
Darr, Anna Darr, Joseph Darr, Sophia Darr, Chris Darr, Evan Blissitt, and Lauren Blissitt. He also has 3
great grandchildren: Ayra Darr, Mackenzie Darr, and Isiah Darr. He is survived by his sister Donna
Workman and his beloved cat, Pia Lee.
Preceding him in death is his sister, Susan Mock and son in law, Eric Blissitt.
A celebration of life will be scheduled at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Food Pantry at Grace Lutheran Church, 203 E. Main
St. Syracuse, Indiana 46567.  Arrangements handled by Eastlund Funeral Home.

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