TELL CITY – Gary R. Feltner, 74, passed away Jan. 8, 2014, at his home.
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He was born March 20, 1939, to the late E. Ralph and Gladys (McAdams) Feltner.
A 1958 graduate, he served in the U.S. Army National Guard and the U.S. Army for over six years. Gary worked in management for William Tell Woodcrafters, Tell City Chair Company and retired from Spencer Plastics. Gary belonged to several local organizations. In high school, he was president of the Golden Arrow Auto Club. In later years, he was Past Noble Grand of the I.O.O.F. Lodge, Past Governor of 1424 L.O.O.M of which he was a 50-year member. He was also a member of American Legion Post 213, where he served on the funeral detail. Gary enjoyed sports, having played semi-pro independent basketball for two years and coaching his son's little league baseball teams. Gary coached Little League for 22 years, with a record of nine city championship wins. He enjoyed playing euchre with an old buddy. He and his wife, Diana, enjoyed following auto racing.
Gary was preceded in death by his brother, Jim Feltner.
Surviving is his wife, Diana (Splater) Feltner of Tell City; his sons, Ralph (Belinda) Feltner of Lynnville and Bob Feltner of Tell City; his daughter, Tammy (Daren) Brown of Lamar; his grandchildren, Erik and Garrett Brown and Samantha Kreisle; one great-granddaughter, Hadley and his brother Dan (Lana) Feltner of Derby.
Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 11 at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home. Sister Dea Goud will officiate. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery with military rites by the American Legion. Visitation will be Friday from 3 to 8 p.m. with a Moose service at 6:30 p.m Friday, and from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to SIRS.
Messages of condolence may be left online at www.zoercher-gillickfuneralhome.com.
Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home
920 10Th St Tell City, IN 47586
Published in Perry County News on Jan. 9, 2014