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Shawn David McFarlandPassing: March 21, 2023


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Monday, March 27th @ 1:00pm


Chastain Funeral Home

Monday, March 27th @ 11:00am-1:00pm


No Burial

BARGERSVILLE – Shawn David McFarland, formerly of Mitchell, 49, passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2023, at his residence.

Born March 21, 1974, in Bedford, he was the son of Samuel and Elva Mae (Conner) McFarland.  He married Valorie Elizabeth Anne Browning on August 21, 1997, and she survives.

Shawn was a fan of the Cubs, Colts, and Pacers and he loved to watch racing; especially Chase Briscoe.  He enjoyed playing pool and bowling, and going camping and fishing at the river.  Shawn liked to spend time with family and go to independent wrestling events with his son, Alex.

Surviving are his wife, Valorie Elizabeth Anne McFarland of Bargersville; children, Seth Allen McFarland of Bedford, Alex Andrew McFarland of Bargersville, and Torie La Mae (Christopher James Pack) McFarland of Indianapolis; sisters, Betty Lynn Pruett of Mitchell, Sandra Mae Bambusch of Mitchell, and Katherine Sue Kirk of Mitchell; and several nieces and nephews.

His parents; son, Ronnie James McFarland; and brothers, Samuel Dean McFarland, Steven Dwight McFarland, and Scott Douglas McFarland, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday, March 27, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.  Cremation to follow.

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

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9 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Seth McFarland | Bedford, Indiana
    Date: January 25, 2024
    I love and miss you dad I am so sorry I wasn't there at your time of need
  2. Guest: Shannon Cox | Canton Georgia
    Date: March 26, 2023
    I went to Mitchell schools with Shawn, and he was always nice as could be! I’m sorry for your loss!!!
  3. Guest: Joyce Meredith | Cave City KY
    Date: March 25, 2023
    I am so sorry that you are gone but you will always be with us in memory and our hearts. You were my son-in-law but I also felt like you were a son. You were a good man and you will be missed. Love you son. RIP.
  4. Guest: Teresa Andis | Bedford, Indiana
    Date: March 25, 2023
    Kenneth McFarland was my grandfather, Doc was his brother. I knew you all when I was a kid. I'm so sorry for your loss.
  5. Guest: Beth Banks | Indiana
    Date: March 25, 2023
    Going to Miss Shawn .... I used to hang with him back in the Day when he lived by the old Foam Craft Building .... Went to School with him .... He was always nice to me ... Funny guy .... What a good guy .... Not seen on him years ... Cant Believe your gone ..... Rest Easy buddy.... Love you always Beth .
  6. Guest: Shirley Baldwin Terrell | MITCHELL
    Date: March 25, 2023
    Sandy, I am so sorry for your family's loss. Prayers for all.
  7. Guest: Jackie Grimes | Salem
    Date: March 25, 2023
    My sincere condolences to Shawn's family and friends. Prayers for family and friends. 🙏
  8. Guest: Dale Short | Heltonville Ind
    Date: March 25, 2023
    When was the best of childhood friends and was in Boy scouts together I grew up knowing Sean most of my childhood life godspeed son I will miss you
  9. Guest: Marcus Dale terry | Atlanta ga
    Date: March 24, 2023
    So sorry for your loss. Shawn was and remains a good friend of mine. We done a lot of stuff together when we were young. Sure will miss him. But like the Bible says we shall meet again old friend. R.I.P buddy