Bobby D. 'Duff' Ormsby

Bobby D. "Duff" Ormsby, 82 of Markle, IN, died Sunday June 9, 2019, at 1:28 a.m. at the Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home.

Mr. Ormsby was a 1954 graduate of Markle High School. After high school he joined the military and served his country in the United States Army.  Upon leaving the army he went to work in construction, working for John Dehner for more than 50 years.  He was a volunteer at Markle Park and helped with the Boy Scouts.  

He was born Dec. 24, 1936, in Zanesville to Ivan and Lucille Harshner Ormsby. He married Janet Swoverlind on Aug. 24, 1956, and she survives.

Additional survivors include four sons, Brent (Sue) Ormsby, Mike (Laura) Ormsby, Ted (Marie) Ormsby and Darren (Laurie) Ormsby, all of Huntington; six grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a great-grandchild.

There will be no public visitation or funeral services.

Memorials are to the Honor Flight or Ride to Provide in care of Myers Funeral Home, PO Box 403, Markle, IN 46770.

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