Clyde Edward "Buddy" Boomershine

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LYNN, Ind. - Clyde "Buddy" Edward Boomershine, 65, of Lynn, Ind., passed away on June 16, 2013, at Reid Hospital in Richmond.

Buddy was born in Richmond, Ind., on April 17, 1948, to the late Clyde and Mildred (Baldwin) Boomershine.

Buddy worked at Huffy during his life and later retired from Champion Target in Richmond, Ind. He was an avid fisherman and a back yard mechanic.

In addition to his parents, Buddy is preceded in death by brothers, Tom England and infant brother, Billy Junior.

Buddy is survived by his lovely wife, Lula Lee (Harris) Boomershine, whom he married on June 8, 1968; daughters, Emily Boomershine Hutchings and Scott Hutchings of Richmond, LeAnne "Milly" and Dean Stiver of New Paris, Ohio, Diane and Roy Mangas of Union City, Ind., Judy Boomershine of Winchester, Ind., Pam Boomershine Yount of Union City, Ind., Sharon and Jeremy Eyer of Lynn, Ind., Lula "Shelly" and Mike Palmer of Greenville, Ohio and Liz Boomershine Root and Josh Root of Union City, Ind.; 35 grandchildren, Justin, Ariel, David, Summer, Jason, Chris, Cody, Beth, Chris, Alex, Anthony, Sarah, Jordon, Katie, Tyler, Tanner, Abby, Sophia, Micheal, Ryan, Cory, Tommy, Mickinzie, Brookie, Brian, Josh, Joey, Jenna, Jakie, Jonathan, Ian, Charlie, Bobby, Vincent Clyde Edward and Lainey; seven great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at Braund Pope Funeral Home on Saturday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Brody Rike being asked to officiate. Burial will follow in Spartanburg Cemetery.

Friends may visit prior to the service from 9 to 11 a.m., also at the funeral home. The family requests memorial contributions be given to the COPD Foundation, 20 F Street NW, Suite 200A Washington, DC 20001 in honor of Buddy with donations also being accepted at the funeral home. Arrangements are entrusted to Braund Pope Funeral Home in New Madison. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Published in The Daily Advocate on June 18, 2013