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Walter Eugene MerryPassing: April 23, 2022


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Thursday, April 28th @ 11:00am


Chastain Funeral Home

Wednesday, April 27th @ 4:00pm-6:00pm

Thursday, April 28th @ 10:00am-11:00am


Cresthaven Memory Gardens

Thursday, April 28th

MITCHELL – Walter Eugene Merry, 88, passed away Saturday, April 23, 2022, at his residence.

Born February 3, 1934, in Mitchell, he was the son of Orland Randolph and Josephine Delphia (Hicks) Merry.  He married Rose Marie Lynch on July 2, 1955.

Walter was a veteran of the U.S. Army.  He enjoyed bowling and he loved animals.  Walter retired from General Motors and was a member of the UAW Local 440.  He was blessed to have many wonderful neighbors.

Surviving:       wife,                Rose Marie Merry of Mitchell;

                        siblings,           Donald Merry of Mitchell,

                                                Doris Flath of Bloomfield,

                                                Darlene (Gary) Sullivan of Mitchell, and

                                                Kathy Wineinger of French Lick.

His parents and siblings, Vera Imogene Merry, Norman R. Merry, Francis Merry, Barbara Waltz, and Shirley Smith preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, April 28 in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Dr. Robert Coursen officiating.  Military rites will be accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.  Entombment will be at Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Wednesday and from 10:00 a.m. Thursday until the time of service at the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com

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7 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Carol Survance | Mitchell
    Date: April 27, 2022
    He was a wonderful neighbor and he and Rosie were special friends. They loved our boys and helped care for them. We all loved them.
  2. Guest: Mike & Suzie Batchelor Leatherman | Mitchell, Indiana
    Date: April 26, 2022
    Rosie, Eugene was a great neighbor and friend to my parents, Clinton and Margaret Batchelor. So very sorry for your loss. Prayers for Peace, Comfort and Strength during this most difficult time.
  3. Guest: John Jackman | Palmetto, Fl
    Date: April 25, 2022
    Eugene and I have shared many wonderful memories. Prayers for Rosie and family.
  4. Guest: Phoebe A Freeman | French Lick
    Date: April 25, 2022
    My sympathy. I did not personally know Eugene, but have been friends with his sister Kathy for several years, and she mourns him. Jesus also mourned with those who mourned.
  5. Guest: Lawrence Burton | Mitchell, Indiana
    Date: April 24, 2022
    Good Guy great neighbor. God bless you an god bless the family
  6. Guest: Lawrence Burton | Mitchell, Indiana
    Date: April 24, 2022
    Very nice guy he was great neighbor god u bless My friend
  7. Guest: Beth Schuler | Jasper, IN
    Date: April 24, 2022
    So sorry to hear of Uncle Eugene’s passing. He was a great guy.