James D. “J.D.” Likens

James D. “J.D.” Likens, 83, of Indianapolis, died on April 29, 2012. J.D. was employed with Ford Motor Co. for 30 years, retiring in 1986. He was a member of U.A.W. Local 1111. J.D. enjoyed traveling in his motorhome with his family.

He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Katherine Likens; children, Judy Gail (Marion) Hammond, Sandy (Tom) Stroud, Rhonda (Jerry) Skaggs, Tony Likens and Carol (Jeff) Applegate; ten grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 4p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at the funeral center. Services for J.D. will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at Flanner and Buchanan-Washington Park East, with Dr. Randall Parker officiating.

Burial will be in Washington Park East Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association and/or the American Lung Association. www.flannerbuchanan.com