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Donald E. "Gene" Applegate

July 28, 1931 - November 9, 2017

MUNCIE- Donald E. “Gene” Applegate, 86, passed away Thursday morning, November 9, 2017 at Morrison Woods Health Campus.

He was born July 28, 1931 in Delaware County, the son of Chester H. and Leona S. (Martin) Applegate. Gene graduated from Sulphur Springs High School where he met Donna J. McMaster and they were…READ MORE

MUNCIE- Donald E. “Gene” Applegate, 86, passed away Thursday morning, November 9, 2017 at Morrison Woods Health Campus.

He was born July 28, 1931 in Delaware County, the son of Chester H. and Leona S. (Martin) Applegate. Gene graduated from Sulphur Springs High School where he met Donna J. McMaster and they were married sixty-five years. He graduated in 1951 from Ball State University where he received his degree in Accounting. He joined the United States Army, where he proudly served his country during the Korean War.

Gene worked for Whitinger and Company as a CPA and partner for forty-one years. He was a member of Jaycees, Delaware County Child Guidance Clinic, Citizens Red Cross, and East Central Indiana Estate Planning Council. Gene attended church at Corinth United Methodist Church. His greatest passions were his family and his work. He also enjoyed camping, working in the yard, and spending time with his grandchildren.

Mr. Applegate is survived by a son, Bruce Applegate (wife, Arline), Daleville; a daughter, Renee Harbert (husband, Joe), Bradenton, FL; four grandchildren, Morgan Applegate, Elijah Bullard, Ethan Bullard, and David Harbert; two great grandchildren, Arya Bullard and Strider Bullard; and sister-in-law, Marsha Sloan.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Donna J. Applegate, a son, William Applegate, a daughter, Cheryl Applegate Pitcock, two brothers, Forrest Applegate and Clifford Applegate.

Services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, November 13, 2017 at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel. Entombment will follow in Elm Ridge Mausoleum.

Family and friends may call at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. on Monday.

Memorial contributions may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 10401 N. Meridian Street, #150, Indianapolis, IN 46290.

Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.meeksmortuary.com

 

 

 

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Visitation Information

Date: Monday, November 13, 2017

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


Service Information

Date: Monday, November 13, 2017

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, November 13, 2017

Elm Ridge Cemetery

Address:

4600 W. Kilgore Avenue
Muncie, IN 47304


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