Carl Lee Fosbrink



Carl Lee Fosbrink, 68, of Seymour, died at 8:17 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015, at his home.

Born Jan. 5, 1947, in Seymour, he was the son of Alvin Fosbrink, who preceded him in death, and Ruby Fee Fosbrink, who survives in Brownstown.

He was a United States Air Force veteran and a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church. He was retired from Cummins Engine Co. He graduated from Brownstown Central High School and attended Purdue University.

Carl loved animals, especially chickens and sheep. He was the 14th person to be inducted into the American Poultry Hall of Fame and was known worldwide as Mr. Barred Rock. He was a master breeder and master exhibitor of Barred Plymouth Rock chickens and other breeds. Carl also enjoyed breeding and raising registered Jacob sheep and fishing.

Other survivors include three children, Julie A. Miller of Georgia, Eric V. (Leigh) Fosbrink of Trafalgar and Truda L. (Sean) Hartmann of Evansville; two grandchildren, Karmen and Brooke Fosbrink both of Trafalgar; a brother, Jerry (Janet) Fosbrink of Columbus; and a good friend and caregiver, Victor Aquino-Ramirez and family.

Besides his father, he was preceded in death by a nephew, Jay Fosbrink.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Fairview Cemetery in Brownstown and all family and friends are invited to attend.

Johnson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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