Ervin L. VanMeter

Ervin Levoy "Jack" VanMeter Jr., 69, Huntington, died at 12:44 p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 24, 2004) at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Mr. VanMeter was a self-employed carpenter. He was a member of Good Shepherd Church.

He was born July 16, 1935, a son of Ervin Levoy VanMeter Sr. and Mabel Ditton VanMeter. He married Sally Witt in Las Vegas, Nev. on Oct. 6, 1979. His wife survives.

Also surviving are a son, Alan VanMeter, Huntington; four daughters, Tina VanMeter, California, Mrs. David (Marsha) Dalton, Hartford City, Mrs. Steve (Vickie) Yahne, Goshen, and Gina Foster, Woodland, Calif.; a stepson, Jake Taggart, Calif.; a stepdaughter, Wanda Maresca, California; four sisters, Ruth Shaw, Andrews, Margaret Howard, Huntington, Mary Pensoneall, Yucca Valley, Calif., and Sharon Sentner, Michigan; a brother, Butch VanMeter, Loma Rica, Calif.; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

There will be no calling hours.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Northview Church of Christ with Rev. Richard VanMeter officiating. Burial will be at the Star of Hope Cemetery at a later date.

McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The Herald-Press - Huntington, Indiana, February 12, 2005.


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