Donald “Don” B. Vansickle, age 88, of Greenfield, passed away on Sunday, Jan.10, 2016 at Springhurst Health Campus. He was born on June 14,1927 in Lawrence, IN as the son of W. Virgil and Verna A. (Preston) Vansickle.
He graduated from Warren Central in 1945. Don was a farmer for many years until starting Silvan Trucking, V&S Transport and D&J Services. Mr. Vansickle was a member of Park Chapel Christian Church.
Donald is survived by his wife, Jo Ann (Dickinson) Vansickle of Greenfield; son, Doug (Barbara) Vansickle of Fortville; daughters, Linda Vaught of Boggstown, IN and Carole (Kevin) Miller of Greenfield; step-children, Jay (Gerry) Nowlin of Greenfield and John Nowlin of Jersey City, NJ; eight grandchildren, Duane Vansickle, Brenda M. Davis, David Vansickle, Greg Vaught, Michael Vaught, Jacob Miller, Sarah Strom and Isaac Miller; and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, W. Virgil and Verna A. (Preston) Vansickle; and first wife, Virginia (Welling) Vansickle; four sisters, Eleanor Wolf, Jean Berry, Shirley Williams and Joyce Lilley; and son-in-law, Gary Vaught.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory, 1484 W. US Hwy. 40, Greenfield, IN 46140. A funeral service will be held on Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, at 11a.m., at the mortuary. Pastor David Woods and Pastor Danny Curry will be officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery in Indianapolis.
Memorial contributions may be sent directly to Park Chapel Christian Church, 1176 E. McKenzie Road, Greenfield, IN 46140 or envelopes will be available at the mortuary. Friends may share a memory or send a condolence at www.erleweinmortuary.com or email condolences to firstname.lastname@example.org.