Shelby County Indiana
The Shelbyville News
Thursday May 8, 1997
----------Oscar E. “Bud” VanMeter,
79, died Thursday, May 8, 1997, Heritage House Convalescent Center,
Born July 22, 1917, Jeffersonville, s/o Walter and Elizabeth (Woctoll) VanMeter.
Married Gladys L. (Richey) VanMeter on April 23, 1949; she
resident for 42 years.
Welder at General Electric and
Wellman Thermal System.
Lifetime member of the United Auto
Served in the U.S. Army
during World War II and in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.
Member of the Eagles Lodge, the American Legio, and
Disabled American Veterans in Shelbyville and of the Bible Baptist
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs.
Charles (Connie) Speece, Shelbyville; a son, Larry O.
VanMeter, Langstown, Alabama; a brother, David VanMeter,
Scottsburg; a sister, Leona Gresham, Salem; and five
Preceded in death by several
brothers and sisters.
Murphy-Parks Funeral Service.
Burial: Forest Hill Cemetery, with local
veteran organizations conducting graveside military rites.
Contributed by Barb Huff
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