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Elm Ridge Funeral Home & Memorial Park

4600 W. Kilgore Ave, Muncie, IN

OBITUARY

Herschel Lee Spangler

July 22, 1934March 7, 2020

Herschel Lee Spangler, 85, passed away on Saturday, March 7, 2020, at Signature Healthcare in Muncie, Indiana.

Herschel was born in Spencer, Indiana on Sunday, July 22, 1934, the son of Otis Herschel Spangler and Marie Dorothy (Bolin) Spangler. He moved to Muncie, Indiana in 1961 and raised his family here. Herschel married Judy Falls and they shared sixty-three wonderful years together.

Herschel loved painting, hunting, fishing, berry picking, mushroom hunting, bird watching & feeding, and wood working. He was a member of the NRA, and the Prairie Creek Beagle Club. Herschel was an amateur photographer as well.

Survivors include his wife, Judy; sons, Jim (wife, Lori) Spangler, Brian Spangler; daughter, Diane (husband, Charles) Thrawley; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; several cousins, nieces, and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, John F. Spangler; a brother, Bill Hodge; two sisters, Violet Herrington and Sue Pierce; and one granddaughter, Lauren Lanham. The family would like to express sincerest gratitude to Signature Healthcare for the wonderful staff and loving care Herschel received there.

Family and friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 13, 2020, at University Christian Church.

Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 13, 2020, at University Christian Church, 2400 North Nebo Road, Muncie, Indiana 47304. Pastor Steve Huddleston will be officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: University Christian Church, 2400 North Nebo Road, Muncie, Indiana 47304.

Online condolences can be sent to the family at: www.elmridgefuneralhome.com.

Services

  • Calling Hours: Friday, March 13, 2020
  • Funeral Service: Friday, March 13, 2020

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Rob Tyler

March 12, 2020

You're one of my favorite! I'll always remember our bird hunting trip to Canada. So impressive.

Wally & Nancy Draper

March 11, 2020

What a wonderful Christian and helping friend. Your smile will always be remembered and what you did for us.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY