Bernard P. Bachman
Bernard (Bernie) Peter Bachman, 58, Corydon, died Sunday, May 27, 2018.
Born Feb. 22, 1960, he was the son of Russell Bachman and the late Cecilia Bachman.
He was a 1978 graduate of Providence High School, an Eagle Scout, a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church near Lanesville and a heavy equipment mechanic by training. He worked most of his career at Corydon Stone and Asphalt (formerly Corydon Crushed Stone), rising to vice president and mining operations manager, and was president and co-owner of Wyandotte Trucking. He worked as shop manager for Job Rentals and, most recently, was warehouse manager and service technician for PuroClean of Southern Indiana.
Besides his mother, he was preceded in death by his father-in law, George (Junior) Ferguson, and a brother, Tony Bachman.
Survivors in addition to his father include his wife of 35 years, the former Sherrie Ferguson; two daughters, Sarah and Rachel Bachman, both of Lanesville; his mother-in-law, Janet Zabel Ferguson; five sisters, Rose Marie Rogers (Jim) of Corydon, Elaine Bachman of New Albany, Miriam Robertson (David) of Depauw, Grace Anne Engleman (Mike) of Georgetown and Connie Terry (Dave) of Columbus, Ohio; two brothers, Marty Bachman (Jessica) of Georgetown and Hank Bachman (Debbie) of Eldersburg, Md.; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Visitation: Thursday, May 31, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Newcomer Funeral Home in New Albany.
Funeral: Friday, June 1, at noon with internment in St. John’s Lutheran Church cemetery south of Lanesville.
The family suggests memorial gifts to St. John’s Lutheran Church and School south of Lanesville.