Carl A. Metheny
Carl A. Metheny
Dec. 31, 1919-Jan. 7, 2013
BOURBON — Carl A. Metheny, 93, a resident of rural Bourbon, passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 at Bremen Community Hospital.
Carl was born to Roscoe and Edna Sellers Metheny on Dec. 31, 1919 near Bourbon. He was a lifelong resident but spent many winters in Sebring, Fla. He joined in marriage to Norma Jean Hudson on Dec. 9, 1951. She proceeded in death June 29, 2008.
Surviving are his two children; Diane Metheny Horn and David and wife Lorie Metheny all of Bourbon. He was further blessed with two grandchildren; Taylor and Tarann Metheny also of Bourbon along with his two sisters; Doris and Robert Kepler of Culver and Betty and Cliff Stevenson of Bourbon.
Preceding in death was his brother, Clarence Metheny.
Carl was a 1937 graduate of Bourbon High School, was a longtime business owner of Metheny Elevator and was a farmer. He enjoyed fishing and was a member of the Bremen Missionary Church and attended the Bourbon First United Methodist Church.
The family will receive friends Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home, 115 S. Main St., Bourbon.
Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Gary Hinkle of Bremen Missionary Church and Rev. Stormy Scherer-Berry of Bourbon First United Methodist Church officiating.
Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery at Bourbon.
The family requests memorial contributions are made to: Bremen Missionary Church or Hospice and Palliative Care in his memory.
The Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home is caring for the arrangements. Condolences may be left at deatonclemensfh.com