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Michael Earl McPherson

July 30, 1939 ~ January 5, 2019 (age 79)

Michael “Mick” Earl McPherson of Gosport passed away at St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis on early Saturday morning, January 5, 2019.  He was 79 years old.

Mick was born in Indianapolis on July 30, 1939 to Emmett Earl and Amanda Katherine (Ray) McPherson.  He served in the United States Navy during the Korean War earning an Honorable Discharge.  Mick retired after many years with the Indianapolis Deluxe Check Printing Company.  He was a member of the Amity Baptist Church.  Mick was an avid outdoorsman enjoying hunting all kinds of animals, fishing, panning for gold and picking walnuts and raspberries. 

Mick is survived by his three sons, Jeffrey Alan McPherson (D’Vine) of the Philippines, James Michael McPherson (Ilona) of TX and Richard Earl McPherson (Ginger) of Indianapolis; his grandchildren, Crystal, Marc, Najla, Carmen, Amber, and Chad; his great-grandchildren, Kylie, Aria, Logan, David, Austin, Hayden, Braylon, and Madelynn; and his loving companion and her children, Charleen Vestal, Stephen, Maria Dawn, Andrea, and Regina.

He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Kenneth Leon McPherson and Samuel Alan McPherson and his best friend of many years, Annabeth.

Funeral services will be held at Chandler Funeral Home-Whitaker Chapel in Gosport on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Kevin Ooley officiating.  Burial is to follow at Friendship Park Cemetery in Paragon.  Friends may visit with the family from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services at the funeral home on Saturday. 

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