BEDFORD – Charles Michael VanMeter, 65, passed away Sunday, February 14, 2021, at his home.
Born August 2, 1955, in Mitchell, he was the son of Harry William Burton and Margaret Ann (VanMeter) Melton. He married Sandra Sue Jones February 21, 2004, and she preceded him in death August 16, 2019.
Charles retired from the State of Indiana and had served in security and as a correction officer. He had worked at Dunn Memorial Hospital and Camp Atterbury.
Charles was a U. S. Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War.
Marty Johnson of Bedford
Kevin Johnson of Bedford
step-mother, Eva Burton
Rick VanMeter of Bedford
Donna Diamond of Indiana
Butch VanMeter of Bedford
Marla Salazar of Mitchell
Elizabeth Parks of Scottsburg
His parents; stepfather, Loyed Melton, wife; daughter, Rosemarie VanMeter, step-son, David Eugene Johnson; and siblings, Melissa Overstreet, Loyed Thomas Melton, Jr., David Burton and Diana Burton, preceded him in death.
The family will receive friends from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Saturday, February 20, at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center. Cremation will follow.