Donald R. Karst Jr.

Donald R. Karst Jr., 44, of Huntington, IN, died Monday, June 29, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Karst graduated from Huntington North High School and attended Indiana Tech. He worked for the Ward Corporation in Fort Wayne from 2005 to 2007. Prior he worked in maintenance at Our Sunday Visitor in Huntington for eight years. He was a member of American Legion Post 85 in Huntington.

He was born June 18, 1976, in Huntington to Donald R. Karst Sr. and Cindy Anderson. His mother survives in Andrews.

Additional survivors include a son, Donald R. Karst III, of Boulder, CO; a daughter, Krista (Christopher) Baker, of Huntington; a brother, Brad (Shannon) Karst, of Huntington; two sisters, Michelle Houston and Jami (Ron) Karst-Fox, both of Huntington; grandparents Arthur and Thelma Searles, of Andrews; and six grandchildren, Harlyn Baker, Sophia Baker, Adalie Baker, Damian Baker, Terran Cantrell and Khavlyn Wininger.

A funeral service was held Thursday, July 2, 2020, at Bailey-Love Mortuary, Huntington. with Rev. Jim Splawn officiating. Burialwas in Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Huntington.

Memorials are to Huntington Area Transportation (HAT), in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington, IN 46750.

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