Our father, Roscoe L. Licht, Albany, surrounded by loved ones, was called into eternal life by his Savior at the age of 100 on April 16, 2021. He resided at Bethel Pointe Health & Rehabilitation Center. Born August 12, 1920 in Shoals, Indiana, he was a longtime Delaware County dairy & grain farmer and was a milk hauler for Producers Dairy in Muncie for 27 years before retiring in 1969. He also drove a Delaware Township school bus for the Del-Com School Corporation for 12 years. He enjoyed supporting the area youth and would welcome Delta High School agriculture students to his farm for learning. Over the years he attended DeSoto United Methodist Church and was a former member of Elks Lodge #1776, Dunkirk, and Miami Valley Dairy Producers Association.
Survivors include 2 sons: Charles “Monty” Licht (wife: Kathy), Albany, and William J. “Billy” Licht, Muncie; 4 daughters: Margaret Starbuck, Kernersville, NC, Freda Morton, Muncie, Kathryn “Kathy” Marquell (husband: Bill), Albany, and Rebecca A. “Becky” Licht, Muncie; 14 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, 8 step great-grandchildren, 2 step great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces & nephews.
He is preceded in death by his wife of nearly 64 years, Mildred K. Licht; a son: James “Jim” Licht; parents: John H. & Lucrease (McKittrick) Licht; 7 brothers; 5 sisters; sons-in-law: Dallas D. Starbuck and Jerry L. Morton; daughter-in-law: Rebecca L. Licht.
Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, April 22, 2021 at Meacham Funeral Service with burial following at Black Cemetery.
Visiting hours are Wednesday from 5 until 8 p.m. and one hour prior to the service on Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be sent to Cancer Services of East Central Indiana (Little Red Door), 2311 W. Jackson St., Muncie, IN 47303.
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