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Thomas Oren McCrary, Sr

February 16, 1926 ~ July 31, 2019 (age 93)


Thomas Oren McCrary Sr. of Bruceville, passed away July 31, 2019, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes. He was born on, February 16,1926, in Knox county, the son of Glenn and Geneva Lloyd (Sheren) McCrary. Thomas married Bessie Anderson on Dec. 20, 1944, and she preceded him in death on Oct. 3, 1995.

Thomas owned and operated the Wheelers Radiator Repair Shop.He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Vincennes, He was a member of the Rod and Gun Club in Bruceville, and a member of the Bruceville Methodist Church. He also loved to work on cars in his free time.

He is survived by his 3 children: Mary (Mac) Campbell of Bruceville IN, Thomas (Hooky) McCrary Jr of Petersburg, and Rodney (Vivian) McCrary of Vincennes In. 1 sister Linda Hagemeier of Bruceville In, and 1 brother Jim (Mary) McCrary of Oaktown In. 5 grandchildren, Jennifer Cates, Karen (Brad) Black, Tom (Mara) McCrary III, Jessica (Sam) Mikeworth, Brian (Allie) McCrary. He also has 4 great-grandchildren and 1 on the way, along with numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, 5 brothers, Robert McCrary, Larry McCrary, Gene McCrary, Jack McCrary, Maurice McCrary, 1 sister Norma Mouzin.

A visitation will take place on Monday, August 5, 2019 from 4-8 P.M. at Fredrick and Son McClure - Utt funeral homes Bruceville chapel. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 11 am, also at the funeral home, with Pastor Jarrod Chattin presiding. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery in Vincennes. Memorial  Contributions can be made to Bruceville United Methodist Church.

Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Home Bruceville Chapel was entrusted with funeral services. Online condolences may be made at

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August 5, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Homes Bruceville Chapel
618 W Main St
Bruceville, IN 47516

Funeral Service
August 6, 2019

11:00 AM
Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Homes Bruceville Chapel
618 W Main St
Bruceville, IN 47516

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