Date of death: 23 Aug 1985 – Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana
Columbus Republic, August 25, 1985
EDINBURGH — Fred Caplinger, 75, Route 1, died Friday night at Johnson County Memorial Hospital in Franklin.
He lived most of his life in the Franklin area. He was a retired, self-employed carpenter and was a World War II Army veteran.
Funeral service will be conducted by the Rev. Leroy Collins at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home in Edinburgh where calling hours will be from 2 to 7 p.m. today. Burial will be at Lick Spring Cemetery.
Caplinger was born in Johnson County Aug. 1, 1910, the son of Samuel Edward and Ollie Gross Caplinger. He married Fern Haines Sept. 8, 1942, and she died in 1981.
Survivors include two stepsons, Harold Haines of Route 1 and Hayden Haines of Trafalgar; a sister, Mary Brown of Franklin, seven grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Submitted by Mark E. Wirey