Kathy Renae Ashpaugh , 57, of Cicero, IN, passed away on Friday, February 11, 2022 at Riverview Health in Noblesville, IN. Born in Kokomo, IN on May 8, 1964, Kathy was the first-born child and only daughter, of Terry Shrock and Jean Brown Barnhart.
Kathy graduated from Taylor High School Kokomo in 1982, and in 1984 from Ivy Tech with an Associates degree. Kathy married Bruce, the love of her life, on June 11, 1988. Kathy was a loan processing agent with Irwin/Freedom Mortgage for nearly 30 years. She was a lifetime member of the National Corvette Museum, and a member of The Bowling Green Assembly Corvette Club, both in Bowling Green, KY. Kathy loved driving her Corvette, and attending multiple auto racing events nationwide, including Corvette Racing and Petit LeMans, the Indianapolis 500, and NHRA Nationals. She loved all animals and faithfully supported many animal charities, both locally and nationally. Kathy was an extremely talented amateur photographer, sharing her pictures with her many groups and colleagues in both the Corvette and Cadillac XLR worlds. Kathy traveled in her Corvette multiple times to her favorite places: the Indiana State Fair, the Corvette Museum, and The Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC.
She will be missed terribly by her beloved husband of 34 years, Bruce Aspaugh; her mother, Jean Barnhart; father, Terry Shrock; brothers, Ryan (Joan) Shrock and Brad Barnhart; brothers-in-law, Brian (Kris) Ashpaugh and David (Donna) Ashpaugh; nieces, Cheyenne Shrock and Reagan Ashpaugh; her friend of 51 years that introduced Kathy & Bruce, Meschelle Sahli Dolak of Ft Myers FL; as well as her many friends world-wide that shared her love of Corvettes.
Kathy was preceded in death by her step-father, William "Barney" Barnhart.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Saturday, February 19, 2022 at Randall & Roberts Funeral Center, 1685 Westfield Road in Noblesville. Services will be held at 7:00 pm, with Brian Ashpaugh officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Humane Society for Hamilton County, 10501 Hague Road, Fishers, IN 46038 ( www.hamiltonhumane.com ); or Kokomo Humane Society, 729 E. Hoeffer Street, Kokomo, IN 46902 ( www.kokomohumane.org ); or Corvette Museum, 350 Corvette Drive, Bowling Green, KY 42101 ( www.corvettemuseum.org ).