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Obituary for James "Jim" Rea Caughey

Corydon, Indiana



James 'Jim' Rea Caughey, 89, passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born July 24, 1927 in Louisville, KY the son of Rea and Virginia Hendricks Caughey. Jim was a WWII Navy Veteran aboard the U.S.S. Bunker Hill, and a member of the Carpenter's Local 64 Union for 30 years. He also spent countless hours in his community building homes and helping friends and businesses with their remodeling projects. After retiring, Jim and his wife, Donna wintered in McAllen, Texas for 17 years. They were avid travelers and fulfilled their bucket list by visiting all the states. His many joys were playing golf, pitching horseshoes, bowling, playing pool and he could beat anyone at Euchre. Jim could often be seen enjoying his daily walks along Pfrimmer's Chapel Road and he attended Northside Christian Church. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Donna Woertz Caughey and his children, Bill of Corydon, IN; Cathy Dobbins (Ronnie) of New Salisbury, IN; Laurie Hammack (Dan) of Santa Barbara, CA; grandchildren, Matt Caughey, Faith Gentry (Tyler), Mandy Caughey, Dustin Dobbins (Maria), Zach Dobbins (Crystal), Jordan Dobbins (Heather) and Noah Dobbins; great grandchildren, Shayna, Jesse, Gavin, Hunter, Bentley, Kaelin, Aden, Jace, Aria, Benjamin and Harper. Cremation was chosen. A Celebration of Life is being planned for a later date. Inurnment will be at Pfrimmer's Chapel Cemetery in Corydon. Memorial contributions in Jim's memory may be made to Hosparus of Southern Indiana. Arrangements are being handled by Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon, Indiana.

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Pfrimmer\'s Chapel Cemetery in Corydon, Indiana


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