Earl T. Priddy
Earl T. Priddy, 96, of Shelbyville, passed away March 6, 2017 at Ashford Place Health Campus.
He was born December 17, 1920 in Russell Springs, KY., to Charles and Della Priddy. He married Ruby (Snyder) Priddy in November 1941 and she passed away February 23, 1973.
He then married Mary (Kuhn) Schmall on July 3, 1975 and she preceded him in August 2000.
Survivors include granddaughter Lorie Jones (husband Carl) of St. Paul, Son-in-law Francis
Weintraut of Shelbyville, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded by his parents, 2 spouses, daughter Barbara Weintraut, 3 brothers- David, Dillard, & Raymond Priddy, and sister Marie.
He had been a resident of Shelbyville most of his lifetime.
Earl was a machinist/job setter for Deem Corp. for several years. He had been union steward at Chambers Aircraft before it became Deem. He also farmed and raised livestock on the family farm for several years.
He was a member of First Baptist Church of Shelbyville.
Mr. Priddy was a US Army veteran during WWII, serving in the 318th Infantry under Gen. Patton. He was a Purple Heart recipient.
Earl loved to hunt, play horseshoes, play euchre, fish, and garden.
Funeral services will be held on Friday March 10, 2017 at 12:00 noon at Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Rd. with visitation there from 10:00 am until time of service.
Burial will be in Lewis Creek Baptist Cemetery. Rev. Dan McCollough will officiate.
A graveside military service will be conducted by a local veterans organization.
Memorial contributions can be made to OUR Hospice of South Central Indiana, or Cornerstone Christian Fellowship in care of the funeral home.