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Ora "Bud" Loveless

February 2, 1933 ~ May 10, 2022 (age 89)

Obituary

Ora “Bud” Loveless, 89, of Yorktown, Indiana passed away on May 10, 2022.

 

Ora was born in Frankfort, Indiana on February 2, 1933. Ora called the Yorktown area his home from his early teens until the end of his life.

 

He graduated from Yorktown High School in 1951 an served in the United States Army from 1953 until 1955. Ora married Janet Marie Rees in July of 1956. They are parents to two daughters, Connie and Karen.

 

Ora’s love of building things culminated in three homes for his family, a pontoon boat, a pop-up camper, and a swimming pool for the backyard. Ora also loved to farm, and he and Janet took pride in their 22 acre property northwest of Yorktown. Ora’s enjoyment of seeing new places took him to all 50 states in the U.S., Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.

 

Ora retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 28 years of service. Previously he worked for Delco Remy, Warner Gear, Bacon American Corporation, and CIT Credit.

 

Ora is survived by his wife Janet, and his daughters, Karen Musick and Connie Loveless. Ora is also survived by his bother Marvin Loveless (wife Deloris), granddaughter Kitra Musick, grandson Jacob Musick, and great-granddaughter Rachel Baker. Ora is preceded in death by his parents Lorna and Helen Loveless, and his brothers David Loveless and James Ferguson.

 

Ora’s family would like to thank the fine people from Muncie Estates and Paradigm Hospice for their kind and tender care of Ora.

 

Service will be held at Gant Funeral Homes – Yorktown Chapel. Visitation will be from 6:00 – 8:00 pm on Friday May 13th. Funeral Service will be at 11:00 am on Saturday, May 14; burial with military honors will follow at Hawk Cemetery.

 

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association or The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc.

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
May 13, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Gant Funeral Homes, Yorktown Chapel
2215 S. Broadway St.
Yorktown, IN 47396

Visitation
Saturday
May 14, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Gant Funeral Homes, Yorktown Chapel
2215 S. Broadway St.
Yorktown, IN 47396

Funeral Service
Saturday
May 14, 2022

11:00 AM
Gant Funeral Homes, Yorktown Chapel
2215 S. Broadway St.
Yorktown, IN 47396

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