705 W. Warren Street | (812) 849-2600 |

Hugh Rockford JeanPassing: May 23, 2021


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Thursday, May 27th @ 1:00 p.m.


Chastain Funeral Home

Thursday, May 27th @ 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


Mitchell Cemetery

Thursday, May 27th

MITCHELL – Hugh Rockford Jean, 97, passed away Sunday, May 23, 2021, at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital.

Born November 3, 1923, at Spring Mill, he was the son of Charles and Carrie (Goldsmith) Jean.  He married Lillian L. Ray June 4, 1949, and she preceded him in death January 5, 1990.

He retired from General Motors and attended Dive Christian Church.  Hugh was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II.

Tim (Debra) Jean of Mitchell
Wanda (Bob) Ritchison of Mitchell
6 grandchildren
5 great-grandchildren

His parents; wife, and siblings, Mary Pauline Saylor, Thelma M. Reynolds, Grace Lorena Stephens, Harold Charles Jean, Edgar Edmund Jean, William Harry Jean, and Roscoe Leland Jean, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, May 27, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery with military honors accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial Gifts: Mitchell High School FFA Chapter

Sign the Guestbook

2 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Glenda & Wayne Hall | Mitchell, In
    Date: May 27, 2021
    Tim& family, We are so sorry for the loss of your dad ,Hugh a good man
  2. Guest: Regal C Yaney | Beford
    Date: May 24, 2021
    Your dad was a good person! Sorry for your loss.