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Randall "Porky" Asbell

July 12, 1956 — January 3, 2019

Randall “Porky” Asbell, 62, of West Baden Springs, Indiana entered into eternal rest on Thursday, January 3rd, 2019 in the comfort of his home surround by family.


He was born on July 12th, 1956 in Washington, Indiana to Richard and Helen “Nicholson” Asbell. He grew up in Shoals, Indiana along with 13 other brothers and sisters.


Porky married the love of his life, Yolanda “Yodi” Slaten on May 21st, 1977 and she survives.


From a young age, he worked in the woods cutting timber and driving a skidder. Porky was always working outside and spending time in the woods, where he loved to be. He loved to mushroom hunt, tinker on stuff, garden, play with his animals, and was just all around a great outdoorsman.


For the last seven years, he continued working outside by working for the Grounds Crew at the French Lick Resort. His favorite work there was driving his Mule around the grounds while watering plants and talking to everyone he knew.


Porky was preceded in death by his parents, (3) Brothers- Jim, Roger, and Preacher, (2) Sisters- Diane and Sandy


He is survived by:


Wife                                                    Yolanda “Yodi” Asbell                                   West Baden Springs, Indiana


(1) Son                                                Dan Asbell (Jaleigh)                                        Mitchell, Indiana


(2) Daughters                                      LaWanda Hammond (Jim)                             Bedford, Indiana

                                                            Amanda Emerick (Zeb)                                  Washington, Indiana


(5) Brothers                                        Lee Asbell (Margie)                                        Shoals, Indiana

                                                            Bill Asbell                                                        West Baden Springs, Indiana

                                                            Tim Asbell (Debbie)                                        Paoli, Indiana

                                                            Donald “Satch” Asbell (Nancy)                       West Baden Springs, Indiana

                                                            Mike Asbell                                                     Indiana


(3) Sisters                                            Judy Cox (Ray)                                               West Baden Springs, Indiana

                                                            Donna Mills (Kenny)                                       French Lick, Indiana

                                                            Pam Asbell                                                      West Baden Springs


(8) Grandchildren                               Elaina, Eva, Eden, Sadie, Hazel, Waylon, Charley, and Lily



A Funeral Ceremony will be conducted by Rev. Wayne Pendley and Pastor John Moffatt on Sunday, January 6th, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the South Liberty Cemetery.



Friends may call from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service on Sunday, January 6th, 2019 at the Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home.


The family requests everyone dress casual in honor of Porky.


Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Homes, 9640 W. State Road 56, French Lick, Indiana 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website –

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Sunday, January 6, 2019

10:00am - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Ceremony

Sunday, January 6, 2019

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