He was a life-long resident of Linton born on March 22, 1927, to Charles W. and Elsie M. (Fulkerson) Halbach.
On November 24, 1949, he married Lola Irene Flater.
A U.S. Navy veteran who served during World War II, he was a member of the Laborers and Hod Carriers Union. He was also the owner and operator of the Linton Beauty College. He retired in 1992.
He was also a member of the First Church of God in Linton and attended Faith Tabernacle Church in Bloomfield.
Survivors include: three daughters, Jean A. (Gary) Gregory, Diana L. Teague, and Kathy S. Smith, all of Linton; grandchildren: Tera S. Moore, Amanda L. Boulanger, Heather D. Smith, and Matthew Teague of Linton, Brandon Ryan Smith of San Diego, CA; and great-grandchildren: Brady, Kyle, Kennedy, Madison, and Dave'aya; and one sister, Rita (Bob) Blaker, also of Linton, IN.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Lola I. Halbach; and one sister, Lolita Halbach.
Friends may call at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel from 5-8 p.m. Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. until the hour of service. Funeral services will begin at 1 p.m. on Friday with Rev. John Catchem officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Linton, with military graveside rites conducted by Frank Courtney American Legion Post No. 22 in Linton.
Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonpoindexter.com