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Phillip Edward GearyPassing: March 31, 2021


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Monday, April 5th @7:00 p.m.


Chastain Funeral Home

Monday, April 5th @ 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


No Burial

MITCHELL – Phillip Edward Geary, 51, passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at Ascension St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.

Born July 12, 1969, in Phoenix, Arizona, he was the son of Charles Walter and Naomi Maxine (Austill) Geary.  He married Amanda Jean Brooks September 14, 2020.

Phillip was employed at the French Lick Casino.  He graduated from Mitchell High School in 1987.  Phillip was a member of the Mitchell Wesleyan Church and volunteered at Promise Keepers as security.  He loved camping, fishing and road trips.

Phillip was a U. S. Army and U. S. Navy veteran.

Amanda Geary of Mitchell
Erika (R.J. Pavey) Geary of Bedford
Tristan Halley of Mitchell
Gracelyn Halley of Mitchell
Madalyn Halley of Mitchell
Braysin Pierce, Daylin Wolfe, and Gavin Wolfe
Jeff (Carol) Clem of Mitchell
Fred Clem of Mitchell
Carl (Brenda) Clem of North Carolina
Brenda (Dana) Dunbar of Mitchell
Brent (Carla) Geary of Florida
Darlene (George) Shigley of Muncie
Jerry (Norma) Zearbaugh of Selma
several nieces and nephews

His parents; and siblings, Mary Box, Melody Henderson, and Jimmy Zearbaugh, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 7:00 p.m. Monday, April 5, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Steve Jones officiating.  Military honors will be accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. until the service on Monday at the funeral home.

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12 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Kelly Trowbridge (Terrell) | Highland IL
    Date: May 24, 2021
    So sorry to hear of Eddie's passing I was friends with his niece Michelle. I remember how sweet his mother was,and how funny Eddie was. I grew up in Mitchell just up the street from them on 8th street
  2. Guest: Becky Taylor Mayabb | Springfield Mo
    Date: May 18, 2021
    Deepest thoughts and prayers for you .
  3. Guest: Steve | Lafayette, indiana
    Date: April 6, 2021
    I'm really sorry for you guys loss
  4. Guest: Denise Taylor | Mitchell, In
    Date: April 4, 2021
    Amanda you and the kids are in my thoughts and prayers. I'm here if you need me
  5. Guest: Ty Holt | Bloomington
    Date: April 4, 2021
    Such a great guy!!! So very sorry for the loss!!! RIP friend!!
  6. Guest: Danny and amanda Payton | Mitchell ind
    Date: April 4, 2021
    From Amanda and Danny payton Sorry for your loss amanda and family prayers 🙏 be with you
  7. Guest: Jo wray | Bedford Indiana
    Date: April 3, 2021
    You were a really great friend Eddie will miss you
  8. Guest: Shannon Michelle Patton | Bedford IN
    Date: April 2, 2021
    I have so many memories with Phillip! When I got pregnant with my baby girl my ex husband and myself lived with him and he was the first one I told!
  9. Guest: Robert Bex | Bedford, IN
    Date: April 2, 2021
    Brent and family, we were sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Bob and Patty Bex
  10. Guest: Debbie Clock | Mitchell
    Date: April 2, 2021
    Amanda and children, I am so very sorry for your loss. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. Love you.
  11. Guest: Lynn Carr Bradley | McCormick, SC
    Date: April 2, 2021
    I am so sorry to hear of Eddie’s passing. He was always such a great guy to me. RIP Eddie. My deepest condolences to all of his family my prayers are with you.
  12. Guest: Debby & Tony Dobson | Lebanon, Tn
    Date: April 2, 2021
    To Amanda & family, So sorry for your loss of Phillip(Eddie).Your in our thoughts & prayers.May you all have comfort & peace knowing he's in no more pain.He was a great friend and loved everyone.He will be missed R.I.P. Eddie With Deepest Sympathy, Debby & Tony