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James Charles Felker

June 22, 1922 October 26, 2018
James Charles Felker
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Obituary for James Charles Felker

James “Jim” Charles Felker, 96, of New Albany, passed away Friday October 26 at Autumn Woods Health Campus in New Albany, Ind.
Jim was born on June 22, 1922 in Corydon, Indiana. He was a graduate of Lanesville High School and was a veteran of WW II. He was drafted into Patton’s Third Army in 1943 and was a T5 and half-track driver in the 735th Tank Battalion. He married Muriel Wolfe in 1946.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Muriel Wolfe Felker, parents, Elmer and Helen Newman Felker, sister, Pauline Felker Cunningham and daughter-in-law, Sharon Receveur.
He is survived by his children, Leslie Felker of Corydon, Indiana, Dean Felker (Joann) of Greenfield, Indiana, Byron Felker of New Albany, Indiana and Carol Felker Cox (Larry) of Lanesville, Indiana. He is also survived by grandchildren, Beth Felker Jones (Brian) of Wheaton, Illinois, Ben Felker (Natalie) of Louisville, Kentucky, Erin Cox of Chicago, Illinois and Daniel Cox of Durham, North Carolina, along with 5 great-grandchildren and several grand-dogs.
Jim was a retired dairy farmer who enjoyed working on his farm in Lanesville and continued to” help out” with the crops almost his entire life. He loved spending time with family and going on trips with them. He was a member of Lanesville United Methodist Church.
Funeral services will be Saturday November 3rd at Gehlbach and Royse Funeral Home in Corydon at 10:00 a.m. Visitation will be Friday November 2nd from 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday after 9 a.m.
In lieu of sending flowers, the family suggests that gifts in his memory be made to Paralyzed Veterans of America, Lanesville United Methodist Church or the American Cancer Society


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Visitation

Friday

2

Nov

4:00 PM 11/2/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/2/2018 8:00:00 PM
Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Homes - Corydon

318 East Chestnut Street
Corydon, IN 47112

Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Homes - Corydon
318 East Chestnut Street Corydon 47112 IN
United States

Visitation

Saturday

3

Nov

9:00 AM 11/3/2018 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 11/3/2018 10:00:00 AM
Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Homes - Corydon

318 East Chestnut Street
Corydon, IN 47112

Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Homes - Corydon
318 East Chestnut Street Corydon 47112 IN
United States

Funeral Ceremony

Saturday

3

Nov

10:00 AM 11/3/2018 10:00:00 AM
Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Homes - Corydon

318 East Chestnut Street
Corydon, IN 47112

Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Homes - Corydon
318 East Chestnut Street Corydon 47112 IN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Lanesville Protestant Cemetery Final Resting Place

St. Road 62
Lanesville`, in 47136

St. Road 62 Lanesville` 47136 in
United States

Memorial Contribution

Lanesville United Methodist Church

American Cancer Society

Paralyzed Veterans of America

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