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3000 E. Third Street
Bloomington, IN 47401
Phone: 812-333-4400
Fax: 812-333-4445
Gary Del Van Pelt

Gary Del Van Pelt

Sunday, October 22nd, 1950 - Friday, April 2nd, 2021
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Gary Del Van Pelt, 70, of Bloomington passed away Friday, April 2, 2021 surrounded by his family.
Born October 22, 1950 in Bloomington, he was the son of Delmar and Ruth (Bowlen) Van Pelt.
He married Connie Rogers on August 8, 1970 and she survives.
Gary worked at RCA until it closed. Following his passion for fishing he opened Gary’s Fishing Service, where he offered guided fishing on Lake Monroe. He also loved to hunt, attend fishing tournaments and spend time with his family and friends.
Survivors include his loving wife of 51 years, Connie; daughter, Christa (Ernest) Turpin; sister, Imogene Burpo; six grandchildren, Cody, Tasha, Trevor, Savanna, Jesse and several step-grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, Gracelyn, Braelyn, Aaliyah, Adriana; as well as several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Jesse Van Pelt; grandson, Tyler Van Pelt; and a sister, Bernadine Wright.
Visitation will be 11-1 on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at The Funeral Chapel of Powell and Deckard, 3000 E. Third Street, Bloomington, Indiana 47401.
A graveside service will take place at 1PM on Friday, April 16, 2021 at Clear Creek Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution may be made to a charity of your choice in Gary’s memory.
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    Tuesday, April 6th, 2021 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Tuesday, April 6th, 2021 11:00am - 1:00pm
    The Funeral Chapel
    3000 E. Third St.
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  • Service

    Friday, April 16th, 2021 | 1:00pm
    Friday, April 16th, 2021 1:00pm
    Clear Creek Cemetery
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  • Interment

    Clear Creek Cemetery
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Justin Arthur

Posted at 06:10am
I have some great memories stomping through the woods chasing turkey with Gary, I was 16 years old he took me under his wings and he taught me everything I know today about turkey hinting and woodsman ship. We had a lot of good times, he will definitely be missed! By Justin Arthur

Merilyn Sparks

Posted at 06:06pm
Connie and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. God bless you and your family. May He give you peace during this time of sorrow. Marilyn (Taylor) Sparks and husband Clifton, and daughter Julie Cline and son Alan Taylor.


Posted at 06:55pm
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