Mr. Partin was born in Middlesboro, Kentucky on July 15, 1948, and moved to Churubusco with his family in 1955.
A U. S. Army Vietnam veteran, he had been employed as a metal plater at Lippert Components in Goshen, and spent most of his adult life in Churubusco. He was a member of the Churubusco Veteran’s of Foreign Wars Turtle Post 3846.
The surviving relatives include his daughters, Maryann Grimes of Fort Wayne, Cayla Coy of Syracuse, and Victoria “Tori” Partin of Toledo, Oh; his mother, Victoria Teague of Churubusco; two sisters, Sheila Teague of Churubusco and Delores (Charles) Markham of Jellico, Tenn; five brothers, Jerry Partin of Goshen, Larry Teague and Kevin (Susie) Teague, both of Churubusco, Doug (Sabrina) Teague of Fort Wayne, and John Teague of Corbin, Ky.
He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Ben Teague; two sisters, Lorraine Caddell and Linda Hamby; and by a brother, Roy Teague.
Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, August 12, at the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco with Rev. Timothy Grable, pastor of Sugar Grove Church of God, officiating. Military honors will be by the U. S. Army funeral detail and the Freedom Riders.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home after 4 p.m. on Thursday until the time of the service.
Private family burial will be on Friday at the Eel River Cemetery, south of Churubusco.
It is requested that memorials be directed to the family.
To leave an online condolence for the family in Mr. Partin’s memory, log on to www.sheetsandchilds.net.