Paul Gladney Sr., 93, of Lapel, passed away Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, peacefully, surrounded by his family at his residence in Lapel following a brief illness.
He was born April 2, 1927, in Lauderdale, Ala. to Henry Gladney and Stellia (Killen) Gladney.
Mr. Gladney was a proud Navy veteran of World War II. He retired from Donnelly Glass. Mr. Gladney loved his yard work, and spent his relaxing time being a sportsman. He was a member of the Chesterfield American Legion, and the Fortville VFW.
Survivors include his wife, Charlene Gladney of Lapel; children, Paul Jr. (Anita) Glandey, Jane (Gladney) Mulkey, John Gladney, Robah (Linda) Bain, Michael (Jodi) Bain, Paula (Gladney) (Tony) Smart, Timmy Lee (Julie) Gladney and Debra (Gladney) (Jeff) Albea; several grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother; and three sisters.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, at Hersberger-Bozell Funeral Home, 1010 North Main Street, Lapel, Ind. with Robah Bain and Rev. Michael Block officiating. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery, Lapel. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home on Wednesday. Military Rites will be conducted by the Lapel American Legion Post 212. Health precautions for the safety of the family and friends will include facial coverings and social distancing at all times.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Chesterfield American Legion, Post 408.
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