James Stanley Applegate, 91, of New Albany, Indiana, passed away on Monday, September 9, 2019. James was a Korean War-era veteran of the U.S. Army and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He will be remembered as a "jack of all trades" who enjoyed lending a helping hand and being with his family.
He was born on January 13, 1928, in New Albany, Indiana, to the late Ward and Esther (Miller) Applegate. Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Garnette (Jones) Applegate, by only five days; and son, Stanley Applegate.
James is survived by his children, Devon (Mary) Applegate and Janda Applegate-Rake; grandchildren, Brandy (Jared) Hrabal, Kelly (Matt) Lorch, Jodi (Barron) Armstrong, and Maggie (Billy) Wild; 7 great-grandchildren; and daughter-in-law, Shirley Applegate.
Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, September 13, 2019, at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions - New Albany. Her Funeral Service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home with entombment to follow at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany, Indiana.
The family requests that contributions in James’ memory be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
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