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Charles Michael VanMeterPassing: February 14, 2021


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Chastain Funeral Home

Saturday, February 20th @ 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.


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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
Debbie Burton

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.

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6 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Rachel Kee | Bloomington, IN
    Date: February 20, 2021
    Always in our hearts ♥
  2. Guest: Cathy (Johnson) WILCOXEN | Springfield, MO
    Date: February 18, 2021
    Donna, I am so sorry for your loss. May he rest in peace.
  3. Guest: Diana Flynn | Springville
    Date: February 16, 2021
    So sorry Marla for your loss. Prayers for you and your family
  4. Guest: Marla salazar | Mitchell in
    Date: February 16, 2021
    Mike was and is my big brother . He was a good man.we would always have fun scratching off the lottery tickets. Now you can rest bub love ya you are gone but not forgotten Sister marla
  5. Guest: Glenda Reynolds | Bedford, Indiana
    Date: February 16, 2021
    I'm so sorry for your loss. Mike was a super good guy and friend of our family. He was always there for my dad, Gail, whenever he needed anything.
  6. Guest: Deborah smith | Bloomfield
    Date: February 16, 2021
    He was my big brother that I was raised with..along with my brother David and sister dianna burton...he loved us as much as we loved him....he knows we loved him very much