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Richard E. Hazel

Richard E. Hazel Richard E. Hazel

Richard Earl Hazel, 72, of Leavenworth, Ind., died on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, at Robley Rex V.A. Medical Center in Louisville, Ky.

He was born on Oct. 31, 1947, in Bowling Green, Ky., to the late Finis Earl and Lois Mize Hazel.

He was a retired truck driver for Fisher Packing Co. and an Army veteran having served in Vietnam. He was a member of the Posey Masonic Lodge No. 188 in Leavenworth, Lewis-Parkland Masonic Lodge No. 638 in Louisville and Milltown Masonic Lodge No. 661 and was a Christian.

He is survived by his wife, Beverly J. Hazel of Leavenworth; his son, Richard E. Hazel Jr. of Indianapolis, Ind.; daughters, Beverly Mae McCloud of Corydon, Ind., and Elaine Marie Hazel; and grandchildren, Landen Neal, Turner Lee and Braxton Earl McCloud.

Funeral services will be on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home in Milltown, Ind. Interment will follow in the Leavenworth Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, from 4 to 8 p.m. and after 9 a.m. until time of the service at 11 a.m., all at the funeral home.

Brother Gilbert Duley will officiate the service.

Brown Funeral Home in Milltown is entrusted with the arrangements.