Melvin K. Mahurin

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Melvin K. "Butch" Mahurin

66, Plainfield, passed away peacefully, and went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, July 18, 2014.

He proudly served as a medic in the US Army in the Vietnam War receiving the distinguished medals of combat, medical badge air medal, and purple heart. He was a member of the Bible Study Chapel and taught the adult Sunday school class.

Butch was preceded in death by his father, Melvin E. Mahurin; and sister, Kathleen Poole. He will be greatly missed by his wife of 25 years, Debbie (Wilson) Mahurin; mom, Millie Mahurin; siblings, Mark Mahurin (Bonnie), Faith E. Chapman (Winston), Karen Westermann, Grace Labens (Greg), Jerry Foster (Jan); as well as Mary Robertson, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Special thanks to all of the staff of the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, for the loving care and support they have provided.

A Celebration of his life, which was well lived and touched many, will be Sunday, July 27th with visitation starting at 2:00 p.m. and the service at 3:00 p.m. at Bible Study Chapel, 2368 N. Spencer Ave, Indianapolis, Indiana.

In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated to Vietnam Veterans of America, 8719 Colesville Rd Suite 100, Silver Spring, MD 20910 or the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66625.

Arrangements entrusted to Family Funeral Care .

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on July 24, 2014
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