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David Louis VanMeter

May 1, 1939 ~ September 14, 2022 (age 83)
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David Louis VanMeter, 83, of Underwood, IN passed away on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, at Sellersburg Healthcare in Sellersburg, IN.

David was born on May 1, 1939, in Birmingham, MI to Carl L. and Lorena F Braxton VanMeter.  David enjoyed weightlifting and won the Mr. Kentucky title in 1966.  He also enjoyed softball and played regularly until he was 72 years old.  He retired from American Synthetic Rubber in Louisville where he worked for 50 years and was a member of Charlestown Independent Church.

David is survived by his wife of 64 years, Paula Bradley VanMeter; daughters, Valarie Masingo (Rex) of Charlestown, IN and Julie VanMeter of Underwood; son, David VanMeter, II (Kim) of Sellersburg; grandchildren, Shaun Greene (Jessie) of Indiana, Whitney Ayres (Jordan) of Sellersburg and David VanMeter III, of Sellersburg; great grandchildren, Leo Paul Ayres and Madelyn Ray Ayres; and 2 additional great grandchildren.

Cremation was chosen and a Life Celebration Service will be held at 1:00 pm Saturday, September 24, 2022, at the Charlestown Independent Church in Charlestown.   The family requests expressions of sympathy are to be made to the Charlestown Independent Church.


Life Celebration Service
September 24, 2022

1:00 PM
Charlestown Independent Church
9575 State Road 62
Charlestown, Indiana 47111

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