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Michael Lee Vest

September 1, 1949 - March 26, 2021

Michael Lee Vest, 71 passed away Friday morning, March 26, 2021 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.

Michael was born September 1, 1949 in Muncie and was the son of the late Robert E. & Betty Louise (Suttles) Vest.

Michael proudly and honorably served his county in the United States Marine Corps from 1967…READ MORE

Michael Lee Vest, 71 passed away Friday morning, March 26, 2021 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.

Michael was born September 1, 1949 in Muncie and was the son of the late Robert E. & Betty Louise (Suttles) Vest.

Michael proudly and honorably served his county in the United States Marine Corps from 1967 until 1971, during the Vietnam Era. Michael was awarded a purple heart for his service in the corps. He retired from General Motors as a machine operator after 30 plus years of dedicated service. He loved listening to music and spending time with his family.

Michael is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Mary Elizabeth (Edgar) Vest of Albany; two sons John Vest of Albany and Joshua Vest of Muncie; two granddaughters Paige Vest (Nick) of Indianapolis and Ashlyn Vest of Albany; his sister Judy Newsome (Herbert) of Redkey; two brothers Dennis and Charles Vest both of Muncie; several nieces and nephews also survive.

Michael was preceded in death by his parents Robert E. & Betty Louise (Suttles) Vest.

Memorial Services will be held Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. at The Meeks Mortuary & Crematory, Washington Street Chapel, with Pastor Everett Bilbrey officiating.   Military Honors will be conducted by the United States Marine Corps and the Delaware County Honor Guard prior to the service on Thursday at the mortuary.

Family and friends may call from 4:00 pm until service time at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel.

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

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, April 8, 2021

Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


Service Information

Date: Thursday, April 8, 2021

Time: 6:00 pm

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


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