James E. “Jim” Hashbarger, 79, of Wabash, passed away at 8:25 a.m. on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. He was born in Frankfort, Indiana on Feb. 20, 1942 to the late Paul and Leila (Tomlinson) Hashbarger. Jim married Elaine Johnson on Oct. 14, 1989.

Jim was a 1960 graduate of Noble High School. He retired from Ford Meter Box in Wabash after 43 years of service. Year’s past, Jim loved to hunt, fish and just be outdoors. Most of all Jim loved his family and spending time with his grandchildren.