Posted on

Carl R. Chanley

Carl Raymond Chanley, 88, Leavenworth, died Tuesday, May 5, 2009, at 10:50 p.m. at Harrison County Hospital in Corydon.
Born June 17, 1920, in Crawford County, he was the son of the late Charles Chaney and Maudie Rose.
He was an Army/Air Force veteran of World War II who served in Italy, a farmer, an employee of the CCC Camp, a millwright for Local 1031, a member of the Local board of directors, a former Union official, past president of the Southern Indiana Genealogy Society, a former Friend of the Library, a member of the Crawford County Historical Society and Farm School, active with the Fredonia Community Center and was of the Methodist faith.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Roger Allen Chanley, and a granddaughter, Wendi Cole.
Survivors include his wife of 67 years, the former Emma Brown; four children, Carl David Chanley, Karen Tower and Kathy Collins, all of Leavenworth, and Gloria Cole of Floyds Knobs; two brothers, Norman Chanley of Campbellsburg and Loren Chanley of Corpus Christi, Texas; a sister, Gladys Jones of Marengo; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral: Saturday, May 9, at Dillman-Green Funeral Home in Marengo with burial in Fredonia Cemetery.
Officiant: The Rev. Morris Larimore.