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Charles Rick Rister

September 28, 1948 - February 27, 2021

MUNCIE -Charles “Rick” Rister, 72, passed away on Saturday morning, February 27, 2021 at Life’s Journey Hospice House of Avon.

He was born on September 28, 1948 in Connersville, the son of Charles H. and Helen R. (Larabee) Rister and graduated from Connersville High School in 1967 where he was president of…READ MORE

MUNCIE -Charles “Rick” Rister, 72, passed away on Saturday morning, February 27, 2021 at Life’s Journey Hospice House of Avon.

He was born on September 28, 1948 in Connersville, the son of Charles H. and Helen R. (Larabee) Rister and graduated from Connersville High School in 1967 where he was president of his senior class. He graduated from Purdue University with his Pharmacy Degree in 1972. On August 27, 1981, he married Kathleen A. McMallow.

Rick worked as a Pharmacist for 40 years at several Muncie area pharmacies until his retirement from Walgreen’s in 2013.

He enjoyed traveling, spending time with his family, collecting things and loved to try new restaurants.

Surviving are his wife of nearly 40 years, Kathy A. Rister of Muncie; one daughter, Megan Davis (husband, Jeremy) of New Palestine; one granddaughter, Claire Davis; one sister, Sue Bunzendahl (husband, Butch) of Connersville; one niece, Lisa Chewning (husband, Randall) of Connersville and their two children, Paisley and Nolan; and one cousin, Bev Rhodes of California.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorial services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel. Cremation will take place.

Family and friends may call at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 4, 2021.

Memorials may be directed to American Diabetes Association, 8604 Allisonville Road, Suite 140, Indianapolis, IN  46250 or online at www.diabetes.org.

The family wishes to extend a special thank-you to Paradigm Hospice and two special nurses, Lisa and Alissa and to Life’s Journey Hospice House of Avon for the kind compassionate care they provided.

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

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, March 4, 2021

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


Service Information

Date: Thursday, March 4, 2021

Time: 4:00 pm

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


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