Melvin D. Worrell

Bonesteel Drive

Melvin D. Worrell, 72, of Bonesteel Drive, died at 8:30 a.m. Friday, January 30, 2015, at his home.

Mr. Worrell was stationed in Germany while serving in the U.S. Army. He was honorably discharged July 15, 1964.

He worked on the assembly line for Baldor, retiring in 1995 after 18 years of service, and he was a NASCAR fan.

Family and friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street. No funeral service is planned.

In keeping with Mr. Worrell’s wishes, cremation will take place following the visitation.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

Online condolences may be sent to Mr. Worrell’s family and a video tribute may be viewed at

Born in Princeton, West Virginia, February 4, 1942, Mr. Worrell was the son of Steven Arnold and Susan Helen Hicks Worrell.

Survivors include his children, Mark Worrell of North Vernon, Vicki Barger and her companion, Kelly Wright, of North Vernon, and Ina Wade of Columbus; his companion, Sharon Hamner of Columbus; grandchildren, Terrence Wade and Kailie Overfelt of Columbus and Jacob Barger of Austin; a sister, Judy, of Maryland; brothers, David (Delores) Worrell of West Virginia and Steven (Debbie) Worrell Jr. of New Hampshire; and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Worrell was preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Madeline and Juanita.