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Russell E Mendenhall

February 12, 1938 December 2, 2018
Russell E Mendenhall
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Obituary for Russell E Mendenhall

ROCKVILLE- Russell E. Mendenhall, 80, of Rockville, Indiana passed away Sunday December 2, 2018 at Clinton Gardens in Clinton, Indiana.

He was born February 12, 1938 in Early, Iowa to the late Dwight Mendenhall and Gertrude Niceswanger Mendenhall. His wife of 59 years, Phyllis Kirkham Mendenhall whom he married May 18, 1958 preceded him in death March 1, 2018.

Russell grew up in Early, Iowa and graduated from Early High School. Upon graduation he enlisted with the United States Air Force where he had a 21 year career across the United States and around the world. After his Air Force career he was employed by Eli Lilly Clinton Laboratory until his retirement.

Survivors include his five sons, Randall (Julie) Mendenhall of Huger, South Carolina, Rodney Mendenhall of Clinton, Robert (Diana) Mendenhall of Dana, Todd (Lorrie) Mendenhall of Monroe City and Tim (fiancé Wendy) Mendenhall of Lafayette; one sister, Rosella; one brother, Ralph; 13 grandchildren, Dustin, Drew, Kari, Stacey, Steph, Doug, Jamie, Ryan, Michael, Matthew, Rebecca, Rachael and Chase; 13 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, infant son, Roger Douglas Mendenhall, sisters, Virginia and Wilma and brother, Richard.

Services will be 1:00 pm Wednesday, December 5, at Gooch Funeral Home, 112 W Howard Street, Rockville, with the Rev. Mark Houvenagle officiating. Burial with military graveside honors by Parke County veterans will follow at Memory Garden Cemetery, Rockville. Visitation is from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm Wednesday at Gooch Funeral Home.

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


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Visitation

Wednesday

5

Dec

11:00 AM 12/5/2018 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 12/5/2018 1:00:00 PM
Gooch Funeral Home

112 W. Howard St
Rockville, Indiana 47872

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

Service

Wednesday

5

Dec

1:00 PM 12/5/2018 1:00:00 PM
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

Memory Garden Cemetery Final Resting Place

U.S. Highway 41
Rockville, IN 47872

U.S. Highway 41 Rockville 47872 IN
United States
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