Date of birth:  1 Aug 1910 – Johnson County, Indiana
Date of death: 23 Aug 1985 – Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana

Columbus Republic, August 25, 1985

Fred Caplinger

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