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Melvin W. Everling

November 12, 1926 July 1, 2018
Melvin W. Everling
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Obituary for Melvin W. Everling

Melvin W. Everling was born in Elwood, In. and resided over the years in Beech Grove and Indianapolis, Indiana. He passed away Sunday July 1st, 2018.

Melvin was a 1944 graduate of Arsenal Technical H. S. and he attended Eastern Kentucky University.

Melvin served aboard the USS Harding and USS Simpson in the Pacific during WW II. He was a kamikaze survivor .

He was a retired tool & die maker from Diamond Machine & Tool.

Melvin was involved with WW II Roundtable, Tin Can Sailors, American Legion Post 500, Speedway Conservation Club, National Muzzleloading and Rifle Assoc. and the Beech Grove Promoter's Club as the city's Easter bunny and parade clown. He was on the 2012 inaugural Indy Honor Flight.

Melvin enjoyed woodworking, shooting, bicycling, camping and was known as a jokester.

Survivors include daughters Kandy Wiley (Dennis), Angel Reed (Daryl), grandsons Klint Brown (Jennifer), Kolin Brown (Kristine), Nathan Reed (Samantha), Joey Reed, great grandchildren Kirsten Brown, Maggie and Sawyer Brown. Sister Marie Fulton, several nieces and nephews, and significant other Grace Faris. He was preceded in death by parents Herman and Margaret Everling, brother Raymond, and sister Joan Maloney.

Visitation will be held Thursday, July 5, 2018 from 4-8pm, funeral service 10am Friday July 6th with visitation at 9am at G.H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home, 5141 Madison Ave. Indpls, In 46227. He will be laid to rest in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.

In lieu of flowers donations can be sent to Indy Honor Flight, P.O. Box 10, Plainfield, In 46168.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

5

Jul

4:00 PM 7/5/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 7/5/2018 8:00:00 PM
G. H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home

5141 Madison Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46227

G. H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home
5141 Madison Avenue Indianapolis 46227 IN
United States

Visitation

Friday

6

Jul

9:00 AM 7/6/2018 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 7/6/2018 10:00:00 AM
G. H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home

5141 Madison Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46227

G. H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home
5141 Madison Avenue Indianapolis 46227 IN
United States

Funeral Service

Friday

6

Jul

10:00 AM 7/6/2018 10:00:00 AM
G. H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home

5141 Madison Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46227

G. H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home
5141 Madison Avenue Indianapolis 46227 IN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Forest Lawn Memory Gardens Final Resting Place

1977 S. State Road 135
Greenwood, Indiana 46143

1977 S. State Road 135 Greenwood 46143 Indiana
United States

Memorial Contribution

Indy Honor Flight, P.O. Box 10, Plainfield, In 46168

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