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Cary Wayne Needler

March 22, 1947 July 31, 2019
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Cary Wayne Needler, 72

PIERCETON – Cary Wayne Needler, 72, passed away at 12:57 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at his residence.
He was born in Hartford City on March 22, 1947 to Ivan L. Needler and Betty (Gardner) Needler. Both his parents preceded him in death.
Cary is a Vietnam Veteran and served in the United States Marine Corp. Special Forces. He was awarded the Navy Cross, 3 Purple Hearts, Vietnam Medal, Vietnam Honorary Cross of Gallantry with Palm.
He married Bessie Colene “Becky” (Tuggle) Needler on March 9, 1985 at Hartford City Wesleyan Church by Rev. Lynn Bruce.
Cary retired in 2007 from Wayne Metal in Markle where he had worked for 33 years.
He was a member of Hartford City Wesleyan Church and formerly Hartford City AMVETS member.
Cary will be sadly missed by his wife Bessie “Becky” C. Needler of Pierceton; grandchildren, Ryan Tester (companion, Ashley), Erin Tester and Kyle Tester; great-grandchildren, Dawson Tester, Liam Spencer, Eva Tester and Kellam Tester.
He is also preceded in death by his brother, Larry Needler.
Cary will be cremated and a graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at the Marion National Cemetery in Marion, IN.
Keplinger Funeral Home, 509 N. High St, Hartford City is in charge of local arrangements.
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