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Walter “Coonie” McCunePassing: January 31, 2013


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Tuesday, February 5th @ 10:30am


Chastain Funeral Home

Monday, February 4th @ 4:00 pm-7:00pm

Tuesday, February 5th @ 9:30-10:30am


Mitchell Cemetery

Tuesday, February 5th

MITCHELL – Walter W. “Coonie” McCune, 98, formerly of Huron, passed away at 5:55 p.m. Thursday, January 31, 2013, at IU Health Bedford Hospital.

Born November 29, 1914, in Cuzco, he was the son of Isaac and Ida Luella (Parsons) McCune.  He married Bonnie Burton October 27, 1937, and she preceded him in death November 4, 1994.

He retired from Naval Weapons Support Center—Crane, was a member of Pleasant View Church of Christ, and a graduate of Cuzco High School.

Surviving:          sons, Lanny (Minnie) McCune, Seymour
       daughter-in-law, Kathryn McCune, Huntingburg
         granddaughter, Carrie McCune, Dillsboro
                    brother, Howard McCune, French Lick

His parents; wife; son, Charles McCune; grandson, Marty McCune; and siblings, Elwood McCune, Peck McCune, Irene Lewis, Theo Deal, Harold McCune, Vernon McCune,and Wayne McCune preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, February 5, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Bro. Don White officiating.  Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Monday and from 9:30 a.m. until the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.

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5 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: angeline irwin petronie | indianapoli, in
    Date: February 3, 2013
    Lanny, I am very sorry to read about your father. We had a bunch of good times in Huron and your family were wonderful to be apart of my growing up time in Larwence Co. and Huron Angie Irwin Petronie
  2. Guest: Bill and Betty Martin | Seymour, IN
    Date: February 2, 2013
    Our deepest sympathy to the family of Walter McCune. You have lost a loved one but the memories will be with you always. Bill and Betty
  3. Guest: Cathy (Johnson) & Buddy Wilcoxen | Springfield, MO
    Date: February 2, 2013
    Lanny and family: You are all in our thoughts and prayers at this time. Coonie was a good friend to my dad, Charlie Johnson (Huron). He had the most beautiful red chevrolet convertible that he let me ride in the 1st Huron Memorial Day parade when I was queen. He and Bonnie were great people.
  4. Guest: Noel Lantis(Lamb) | Atlanta, GA
    Date: February 2, 2013
    So very sorry to hear of your Father's Passing. Our thoughts and prayers to Lanny and Minnie. Love you both! Jonathan and Noel Lantis
  5. Guest: Jim and Bette McCune | Ada, Mi49301
    Date: February 2, 2013
    Bette and I are so very sorry to here of Uncle Coonie's passing. He was a wonderful man and a great brother to my father Elwood. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Jim