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Everett E. Fought, 79, died Monday, April 10, at Goshen Hospital.
He was born Oct. 30, 1937, in Noble County, to Owen and Irene (Nelson) Fought.
Surviving is a son, Kermit (Kelly) Fought, Goshen; three brothers, Ernest (Wilma) Fought, Warsaw, Byron (Marilyn) Fought and Harold (Sallie) Fought, both of Ligonier; a half sister, Erma Buckles, Columbia City; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Vonda (Rheinheimer); second wife, Dianna L. (Evans); and a brother, Russell Fought.
Everett was a 1957 graduate of Cromwell High School and veteran of the United States Army. A longtime member of Goshen Christian Church, he enjoyed golfing, flower gardening and family reunions.
Mr. Fought was a group leader at Johnson Controls, retiring after 43 years and was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Following retirement he continued to work at Maplecrest Country Club for 15 years.
Friends may call Friday, April 14, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen, and one hour prior to the 10 a.m. Saturday, April 15, funeral service at Goshen Christian Church. The Rev. Kim Huffman will officiate.
Burial will follow at Oak Park Cemetery, Ligonier.
Memorial gifts may be directed to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Association.
Online condolences may be shared at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.
Published on April 11, 2017
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