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Leo V. Chalfant

April 4, 1935 - January 5, 2019

MUNCIE – Leo V. Chalfant, 83, passed away on Saturday afternoon, January 5, 2019 at Yorktown Manor.
He was born on April 4, 1935 in Farmland, the son of Wilbur Raymond and Olga D. (Sunday) Chalfant. Leo moved to Muncie at age 3 and graduated from Muncie Central High School in 1953. He attended Ball State Unive…READ MORE

MUNCIE – Leo V. Chalfant, 83, passed away on Saturday afternoon, January 5, 2019 at Yorktown Manor.
He was born on April 4, 1935 in Farmland, the son of Wilbur Raymond and Olga D. (Sunday) Chalfant. Leo moved to Muncie at age 3 and graduated from Muncie Central High School in 1953. He attended Ball State University for 3-1/2 years where he was a member of Phi Sigma Epsilon.
Leo worked as a manager for Chic’s Liquor for over 30 years and as a crossing guard at Claypool, Grissom and Sutton Schools for Muncie Community Schools. He officiated basketball and football and was the only official to work all 25 years of the Old Timers Sectional. He was an honorary life member of the Muncie Elks #245, serving as National Foundation Chairman, dining room manager, exalted ruler twice and Elk of the year twice. Leo was also involved with Shively Realty for several years.
Surviving are two sons, Charles B. Chalfant of Muncie and Henry “Hank” Chalfant (wife, Brenda) of Cicero, IN; three daughters, Denise Stephenson (husband, John) of Yorktown, Cindy Perkins (husband, David) of Mt. Vernon and Caryn Davenport (husband, Dan) of Anderson; fourteen grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren; one sister, Phyllis Harris (husband, Jim) of Muncie; one brother, Gary Chalfant (wife, Trudie) of Muncie and special friends, Jim and Laquata Warren of Muncie.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one daughter, Charmaine Myers.
A Memorial and Elks Service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 9,2019 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 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 9, 2019.
Memorial Contributions may be directed to Muncie Community Schools, Administration Center, 2500 N. Elgin Street, Muncie, IN 47303 or Muncie Elks Lodge 245, 900 N. 500 West, Muncie, IN 47304.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.meeksmortuary.com.

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Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


Service Information

Date: Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Time: 7:00 pm

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


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