Richard R. Bonham

Richard R. Bonham, 92, of Warren, IN, died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, at 12:11 p.m., at Heritage Pointe in Warren.

Mr. Bonham was a Warren Church of Christ member and elder, a 1946 graduate of Warren High School and a Purdue University graduate with the class of 1950 with an agriculture degree.  He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1951, serving as an executive officer for three years in the Korean War, where he earned a Bronze Star. He farmed in Huntington County and had a Registered-Angus herd of cattle. He spent 28 years at Heritage Pointe, working night maintenance. He was also a member of the National Angus Association, Kiwanis and Sportsman’s Club. He was also an Agircultural Stabilization and Conservation Service (ACSC) field man and was a T-Bone 4-H Leader for 15 years. He was a member of the American Legion Post 183 Warren, before ultimately transferring to Van Buren.

He was born on Oct. 21, 1928, in Huntington, to Elijah and Hattie Schiling Bonham. He married Cynthia Wiley on Feb. 20, 1966, at the Warren Church of Christ. She preceded him in death on Sept. 18, 2017.

Survivors include his daughter, Rose A. Carroll, of Huntington; a daughter in law, Lana Myers, of Warren; a sister, Carolyn Grigsby, of Illinois; five granddaughters, Amy Vance, of Fort Wayne, Leslie Snively, of Glenview, IL, Lindsey R. Blinn, of Warren, Haley Leon, of North Manchester, and Kelsey A. Hayes, of Fort Wayne; a grandson, Wesley Carroll, of Columbia City; 10 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson.

Calling will be held on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, from 2 to 6 p.m., at the Warren Church of Christ, 302 N. Wayne St., Warren.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, at 11 a.m., at the church, with calling one hour prior. Rev. Gerald Moreland and Rev. Ethan Stivers will officiate. Burial will follow in the Thompson Home Cemetery in rural Warren. Arrangements are being handled by Glancy - H. Brown & Son Funeral Home in Warren.

Memorials may be made to the Warren Church of Christ or Huntington County 4-H Beef Association.

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