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Jay E. Brubaker

September 29, 1930 ~ July 15, 2019 (age 88)


Jay E. Brubaker 88, of Oakland City passed away Monday July 15, 2019 at the River Oaks Health Center in Princeton. He was born September 29, 1930 in Mechanicsburg, OH, to Harry E. and Naomi (Tooker) Brubaker.

He had lived in Oakland City since 1980 moving there from Springfield, OH. He was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the U.S. Army. He was the retired owner operator of Brubaker Trucking

Jay was a member of the Mackey Salem United Methodist Church, former member of the Masonic Lodge, V.F.W. Post 1147 and the National Federation of Independent Business. He was a hardworking man, enjoying farming and raising livestock in his younger years and enjoyed antique tractors and trucks.

He is survived by a daughter, Julie Canaan (Kevin) of Princeton; son, Timothy Brubaker (Lori) of Patoka; son-in-law, James Goldsberry of Oakland City; 9 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.

Jay was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Marjorie Louise Brubaker in 1998; daughter, Dani Goldsberry in 2018; and a sister Patricia Michael.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday July 20, 2019, at the Corn-Colvin Funeral Home in Oakland City, with Rev. Matt Malin officiating. Burial will follow in the Albright Cemetery near Mackey. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Friday at the Corn-Colvin Funeral Home. Military graveside services will be provided by the Retired Military Veterans.

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July 19, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Corn-Colvin Funeral Home
323 North Main Street
Oakland City, IN 47660

Funeral Service
July 20, 2019

11:00 AM
Corn-Colvin Funeral Home
323 North Main Street
Oakland City, IN 47660

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