WW II veteran Robert D. Brittingham, 95, was active in his community
Robert D. "Bob" Brittingham, 95, of Madison died Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 6:33 p.m. at Covered Bridge Health Campus in Seymour.
Funeral services were Saturday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison with Rev. Dennis Ingle officiating. Burial was at Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison.
Mr. Brittingham was a 1936 graduate of Princeton High School where he played basketball, football, track and baseball. He was a U.S. Army veteran of WW II. He had served as manager of the Midwestern division with G.C. Murphy Company until he retired in 1972 and then began working with the Madison Bank and Trust Company in maintenance and as project manager of new construction for approximately 10 years. Mr. Brittingham had been a member of the Madison Country Club, Past Master and 63-year member of Union Lodge No. 2 F.&A.M., Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis, Retail Merchants Associa-tion, Madison Chamber of Commerce, the Frontliners, Trinity United Methodist Church and the Kiwanis Club of Madison.
He enjoyed reading, hunting, fishing, woodworking, boating, water skiing, traveling, and gardening.
Born January 16, 1918 in Princeton, Mr. Brittingham was the son of Harrison and Zelia Schoultz Brittingham. He married Vera F. Polk in Fort Branch on June 30, 1940 and she survives.
Other survivors include a son, Alan (Carol) Brittingham of Seymour; grandchildren, Michelle Hicks and Robert (Karen) Brittingham; and great-grandchildren, Caleb Hicks and Anna and Grant Brittingham.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Brittingham was preceded in death by sisters, Irma Reed, Nadine Hedge and Nellie McCormick.
Memorial contributions to the Trinity United Methodist Church or Hospice of Jackson County through the funeral home.