Newburgh, IN – James P. “Sarge” DaWalt, 81, of Newburgh, Indiana, passed away on Monday, June 13, 2022 at Newburgh Healthcare. He was born on June 26, 1940 in Madison, Wisconsin to the late James and Jeanne (Hubbard) DaWalt.
Jim had retired from the United States Air Force as a MSgt after 20 years of service. He then went on to work at Proctor and Gamble in Jackson, Missouri where he was known as “Sarge” for over 20 years. At home he was an expert woodcarver.
He is survived by his wife, Jewell (Walden) DaWalt; his children, Janel Fazio, Jill Jackson (Michael), Floyd DaWalt (Melanie) and Amy Ford (Daren); his grandchildren, Ryan, Miranda, Nicholas, Evie, Samantha, Mark, Garrett, Hannah, Arwyn, Morgan, Olivia, Abigail, Caleb, Elijah and Ashley and 13 great-grandchildren.
Jim is preceded in death by his brother, Thomas DaWalt and his grandchild, Sarah Fazio.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Simple Cremation Evansville is entrusted with care.