Gerald E. Rea Jr., 79, died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. He was a resident of Deputy.
Survivors include three children, Brenda (Jay) Longtin and Beverly (Rick) Vasquez, both of Brown County, and Dale (Stacey) Rea of Angier, N.C.; four siblings, Diane Collins and Tommy Rea, both of Madison, Ronald Rea of North Vernon and Allen Rea of Columbus; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Vicy P. (Coffey) Rea; his parents, Gerald E. Sr. and Martha (Monroe) Rea; and a brother, Raymond Rea.
The Rev. Jim Ranard will conduct a funeral service at 11 a.m. Saturday at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home, Cremation and Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry St., Morgantown. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Burial will be at New Bellsville Cemetery in Brown County with military rites presented by the Brown County Honor Guard. A meal will follow the burial at Harmony Baptist Church Fellowship Hall in Brown County.
Memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana, 2626 E. 17th St., Columbus, IN 47201.
Information: 812-597-4670, www.meredith-clark.com