Livestock broker, A.B. Haggard, dies
Corydon livestock broker Audley Bruce (A.B.) Haggard, 84, Corydon, died Saturday morning, April 2, 2005, at the Corydon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Corydon.
A native of Winchester, Ky., born Sept. 3, 1920, he was the son of the late Audley Bruce Sr. and Sudie Ecton Haggard.
He was a retired livestock broker and farmer, a Kentucky Colonel and an Army veteran of World War II. He was a Purple Heart recipient.
Haggard owned and operated Breckenridge County Stock Yards in Kentucky for more than 20 years. He was a Baptist.
Survivors include his wife, the former Helen M. Krause; two sons, Michael P. and Stephen B. Haggard, both of Corydon; a sister, Ruth Adelaide Price of Corydon; six grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation was Monday and Tuesday and will be today (Wednesday) after 8 a.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.
The funeral will be today at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with burial in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Corydon.
Pallbearers will be Chris, Robert and John P. Mattingly, Aaron B. and Adam P. Haggard, and Michael Cline.
Honorary pallbearers will be Jim Saulman, Harold Fisher, Jim Thieneman, John Beams, Thomas Gibson, Frank Fey Sr., Bill Gerdon and Bowen McKinney.
The family suggests memorial gifts to Vista Care or the St. Joseph Parish Hall Building Fund.