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Delbert D. Sherrill

April 19, 1925 August 13, 2018
Delbert D. Sherrill
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ROCKVILLE-Delbert D. Sherrill, 93, of Rockville, Indiana passed away at 10:50 am Monday, August 13, 2018 at Meadows Manor North in Terre Haute.

He was born April 19, 1925 in Montezuma, Indiana to the late Ivan Sherrill and Nellie White Sherrill.

He first married Ruth Savant in 1946 and she preceded him in death, in 1961 he married Margaret Fultz Smith and she preceded him in death.

Survivors include his daughter, Vicki (Ed) Cloyd of Rockville; two grandchildren, Lynette (Mathew) Bratton of Tangier and Bruce Cloyd of Rockville; two great-grandchildren, Chelsae Warner of Hollandsburg and Seth Warner of Bloomingdale; two great-great-grandchildren, Conner Coddington and Lily Anne Crowder.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Reggie Sherrill; sister, Velma Grimes; six brothers, Kenny, Donald, Dane, Dallas, Lloyd and Wayne Sherrill; special friend, Mae Bass.

He graduated from Montezuma High School in 1943. He was a machine gunner with the U.S. Army during WWII from 1943-1946 in the South Pacific. He received the Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon with two bronze stars, Philippine Liberation with one bronze star, bronze arrowhead and a Victory Medal. After the War he worked for the Coca-Cola Bottling Company in Rockville for 15 years. During the 1950’s and 1960’s he was employed by Max Welch for Rockville Ice and Fuel Company. He was later employed by Don Poling with Don’s Package Liquors and was a part-time bartender. He drove a school bus for Rockville Community School Corporation and worked for McMurtry’s Useful Furniture. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Paul Taylor post 1752 and served as post commander in the 1960’s. He was a member of American Legion Fellenzer post 48. He was also a member of the Rockville First Baptist Church.

Services will be 11:00 am Wednesday, August 15, at Gooch Funeral Home, 112 W. Howard Street, Rockville, with Pastor Garry Jones officiating. Burial will follow at West Union Cemetery. Visitation is from 9:00 am until 11:00 am Wednesday at Gooch Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be shared at www.goochfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Wednesday

15

Aug

9:00 AM 8/15/2018 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/15/2018 11:00:00 AM
Gooch Funeral Home

112 W. Howard St
Rockville, Indiana 47872

Gooch Funeral Home
112 W. Howard St Rockville 47872 Indiana
United States

Service

Wednesday

15

Aug

11:00 AM 8/15/2018 11:00:00 AM
Gooch Funeral Home

112 W. Howard St
Rockville, Indiana 47872

Gooch Funeral Home
112 W. Howard St Rockville 47872 Indiana
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

West Union Cemetery Final Resting Place

West Union, IN

West Union IN
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