Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

December 9, 2012

Jim C. Maggart

July 17, 1938 - Dec. 7, 2012


— Jim C. Maggart, 74, Galveston, died at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born July 17, 1938, in Smithville, Tenn., to Lincoln R. and Brycie (Sparks) Maggart. He married Cathy (Klise) Maggart on Oct. 8, 1960, in Logansport, and she survives.

Jim served in the U.S. Navy. He worked in construction for 16 years, then worked as a millwright for Delphi, retiring after 30 years of service. Then he drove a school bus for Southeastern School Corp. for 10 years. He was a member of UAW 292, and enjoyed traveling, gardening and spending time with his family

Survivors include his wife, Cathy Maggart, Galveston; son, Joe and Lori Maggart, Royal Center; daughter, Chris and Jeff Slater, Galveston; four grandchildren, J.D. and Danny Maggart, and Claire and Hollie Slater; two sisters, Sue Parsley and Janet (Dick) Lucas, both from Logansport; and three brothers, Bob (Yvonne) Maggart, Burnettesville, Jerry (Barb) Maggart, Walton, and David (Susie) Maggart, Rochester.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Earl Maggart.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. at Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston, with Rev. Marty Purcel officiating. Burial will be in Onward Deer Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.murrayweaverfuneralhome.com.