Dr. Fred E. Haggerty

Dr. Fred E. Haggerty, 88, of Greencastle, IN, and formerly of LaFontaine, IN, died Sunday, April 5, 2020.

Dr. Haggerty grew up in LaFontaine. After graduating high school, he joined the United States Air Force cadet program, becoming an officer. He was honorably discharged after serving in the Strategic Air Command as part of flight crews on B52s and various experimental aircraft in the 1950s. He returned to his studies to obtain his undergraduate degree from Indiana University, Bloomington, in 1961 and his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in 1966. Soon after, the family moved to Greencastle as Dr. Haggerty established his family medicine practice.

Among his activities, he volunteered his time teaching at IU School of Medicine. He served as president of the Indiana Academy of Family Physicians from 1989 to 1990. He held positions of deacon, elder and trustee of Disciples of Christ Church in Greencastle. He was active in community organizations such as Kiwanis and Rotary.

He was born Feb. 15, 1932, in Dawson, MT, to Charles and Frieda Haggerty. His first wife, Mary Lynn, and his second wife, Nancy, preceded him in death.

Survivors include three children, five stepchildren, 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A private graveside interment in IOOF LaFontaine Cemetery is planned. An additional service with family and friends will take place at a future date.

Memorials are to COVID-19 Relief Fund /United Way of Putnam County at http://www.unitedwayofputnamcounty.org/covid-relief- Fund.

Arrangements are being handled by Glancy-H.Brown & Son Funeral Home in Warren.

Online condolences may be made at www.glancyfuneralhomes.com.