MITCHELL – Hugh Franklin Gresham, 88, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2019, at Indiana University Health Hospice House in Bloomington.
Born July 30, 1930, in Lawrenceport, he was the son of David Earl and Myrtle Elizabeth (Smith) Gresham. He married Georgia M. Neal August 9, 1947, and she preceded him in death April 9, 1999, after 51 years of marriage.
Hugh retired from Mitchell Transport, Inc. in 1986. He was a Polled Hereford farmer, school bus driver, and a woodworker. Hugh was a member of Fishing Creek Chapel and Mitchell Masonic Lodge No. 228 F.&A.M.
Brenda (Mark) McCammon of Mitchel
Carolyn (Jack) Zeeks of Mitchell
Jody (Ted) Powell of Bloomington
Michelle (Steve) Tincher, Lori (Troy) Hess, David (Courtney) Zeeks, Tracy Zeeks, Natalie (John) Tritle, and Nicole (Aaron) White
Ashton Melvin, Alyssa Duncan. Holly Hess, Hilary Hess, Cayden Zeeks, Olyvia Zeeks, Maizey Zeeks, Tucker Tritle, Ava White and Cooper White
great great grandchildren,
Kharson Kern and Kambreyah Baker
His parents; wife; and siblings, Ralph Gresham, Blanche Hays, and Donald Gresham, preceded him in death.
Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday, June 10, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Brother Darrin Chastain officiating. Burial will be in Lawrenceport Cemetery.
Friends may call from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial Gifts: Marion Township Rural Fire Department or White River Humane Society.