Harold Massengale

Harold Massengale, 56, of Indianapolis, passed away Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, at his residence. He was born Oct. 4, 1957, in New Castle, Ind., to the late Robert and Glenda (Duvall) Massengale.

He graduated in 1975 from New Castle Chrysler High School. He was an air traffic controller and retired from the Army. He received several medals and awards including the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal and Noncommissioned Officers Professional Development Medal.

Harold coached youth baseball and basketball and enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife, Leann Massengale of New Castle; daughter, Haley Massengale (fiancé, Kyile Mousty) of Indianapolis; grandchildren, Tylyn Cash Massengale, and Braylon Vincent Mousty; siblings, Carolyn (Tom) Yoder of Selma, Donald (Beth) Massengale of New Castle and Benny Massengale; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Tyler Massengale; a brother, Ronald Massengale.

Friends may call from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Services will be at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service in New Castle. Private burial will follow.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Harold Massengale Memorial Fund in c/o Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service, 3406 S. Memorial Drive, New Castle, IN 47362.

You may express condolences or share a memory of Harold at www.hinsey-brown.com.