Harry Bever, 92, of Knightstown, passed away Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, at his residence after a lengthy illness. He was born May 15, 1923, in Rush County, Ind., to Ivan Lycurgus and Lillian Maurine (Houchins) Bever.
A lifelong farmer in Henry and Rush Counties, he was previously employed at Dayton Air Force Base. He was a member of the Rushville Masonic Lodge and Knightstown Lions Club. He was a member of Knightstown Christian Church, where he formerly served as an Elder and a Deacon. An avid fisherman, he enjoyed welding and carpentry. He enjoyed spending winters in Florida.
Survivors include three children, Sharon Muncy, Knightstown; Larry (Debbie) Bever, Spiceland and Nina Wolfe, Knightstown; seven grandchildren, Brett Muncy and J.B. Muncy, Dawneil Hall, Jason Bever, Chad Bever, John Hinton and Joe Hinton and 19 great- grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred M. (Meyer) Bever on April 3, 2003 and a sister, Eloise Gilmore.
Visitation will be held from 2-6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015, at the Chapel with the Masonic Service held at 5:45 p.m. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Dec. 14, 2015, at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service, Knightstown Chapel with Rev. David Bonne officiating. Burial: Glen Cove Cemetery, Knightstown.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Arthritis Foundation, 615 North Alabama St., Suite 430, Indianapolis, IN 46204 or the American Cancer Society, 5250 Vogel Rd, Suite A, Evansville, IN 47715-7814.
Online condolences and memories of Harry may be shared at www.hinsey-brown.com.