Richard A. Trambaugh, 73, Jasper

Richard TrembaughRichard A. Trambaugh, 73, of Jasper, passed away at 2:08 a.m., Saturday (March 30) at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper.

He was born on July 13, 1939, in Martin County to Edward and Ruth (Hunt) Trambaugh. He married Cheryl Schmitt on February 15, 1969, in Martin

Trambaugh retired from the woodworking industry. He was an avid Indiana University basketball, NASCAR, and Cincinnati Reds fan.

Surviving are his wife, Cheryl Trambaugh, Jasper; one son, Scott Trambaugh, Warrensburg, Missouri; two daughters, Karen Fairchild-Meyer and husband Dan Meyer, Las Vegas. and Tina Himsel and husband, Chris, Washington, Indiana; six grandchildren, Rae Ann and Darla Jo Trambaugh, Aimee Lanham, Kristen Fairchild, and Jace and Noah Himsel; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Ronnie Trambaugh and wife, Donna, Mitchell, Indiana, and Larry Trambaugh and wife, Janet, Washington, Indiana.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 6 p.m. Monday at Jasper VFW Post #673. There will be no visitation. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, the Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center, or the Dubois County Humane Society. Online condolences may be made at

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