Donald Jay Tranbarger

Age:   59              Married

City of Residence:  Lebanon, Indiana

Date of death:  Friday, December 28, 2012

Place of death: at Witham Memorial Hospital in Lebanon, Indiana

Cause of Death:  Natural Causes

            Mr. D. Jay Tranbarger, was born in Anderson, Indiana, on March 13, 1953, the son of Paul H. Tranbarger and the late Phyllis I. (Hunt) Tranbarger.

 Reared and educated in Boone County, Indiana, Jay graduated from Thorntown High School in 1972.

On August 19, 1973, in Thorntown, he was married to Pauletta Sue (Rader) Tranbarger.  Mrs. Tranbarger survives.

Jay worked in the building trades field as a carpenter.  For the past twenty years, he worked as a building inspector and as a field agent for the Boone County Soil & Water Conservation District.  He took great pleasure in educating the kids of Western Boone and Lebanon High Schools about water and soil conservation.

Dedicated to his family, Jay loved spending time with all of them.  During the warmer months, he enjoyed tending to his vegetable garden and blackberries for homemade jam.

Memberships:  Antique Tractor Club

                               Former Deputy Reserve for Boone County

Officiating:   Rev. Glen Jewell

Funeral Services will be held at Myers Mortuary, 1502 North Lebanon Street, in Lebanon, Indiana, on Thursday, January 3, 2013, at 10:30 a.m.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 2, 2013, at the funeral home in Lebanon.

Interment will follow at the Lincoln Memory Gardens in Boone County, Indiana.


Wife:  Mrs. Pauletta S. Tranbarger – Lebanon, Indiana

Father:  Mr. Paul H. Tranbarger – Elizaville, Indiana

Daughter:  Mrs. Angela Jo Lauderman – Lebanon, Indiana

Son:  Mr. James Eric Tranbarger and wife, Julie– Cypress, Texas                                      

Three Grandchildren: Kaytee Grace Lauderman – Lebanon, Indiana

                                          William Bryan Lauderman – Lebanon, Indiana

                                         James Riley Tranbarger – Cypress, Texas

Two Brothers: Mr. Paul Deane Tranbarger – Ft. Wayne, Indiana

                             Mr. Mark E. Tranbarger and wife, Marcy – Thorntown, Indiana

Several Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces, and Great Nephews

Deceased:  In addition to his mother, Jay was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Bruce Lauderman.

Memorials:  Boone County 4-H Clubs

                          1300 East   100 South

                          Lebanon, Indiana   46052