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Obituary: Earl Reynold McCammon, Seymour

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Mr. Earl Reynold McCammon, 98, of Seymour, passed away at Lutheran Community Home on Monday, June 2, 2014.

Born March 24, 1916, in Jennings County, Indiana, he was the son of Albert Reynold and Matel Barnes McCammon. On April 3, 1937, he married Edna Marie Hall, in Crothersville, Indiana.

Earl was a member of First Marion Baptist Church in Commiskey and was a retired Deacon of the church. He also taught Sunday school classes for many years. After graduation from Shields High School, he farmed, worked at Morgan Canning Factory and Dupont Army Powder Plant, and then retired after 34½ years with Arvin, Industries.

He enjoyed time with his family, going to auctions, garage sales, traveling and working crossword puzzles.

He is survived by his wife of 77 years, Edna McCammon; his daughter, Rita Jo (Joseph) Deppen; grandchildren, Jill (Scott) Deppen Christopher, Julia (Bryan) Deppen Bowman, Sonya McCammon Foster, Michael McCammon, Richard McCammon and David McCammon; several great-grandchildren, with five living in the area, Adelyn, Gavin and Alaina Bowman, and Ella and Evan Christopher; and one surviving sister, Rosalie McCammon Johnson.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Earl Richard McCammon; sisters; Milicent McCammon Robbins and Mildred McCammon; and a brother, James Leonard McCammon.

Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 5, at First Marion Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jeff Hood and the Rev. Jerry Johnson  officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday, June 4, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Voss Chapel and Thursday at the church from 10 a.m. until time of service.

Burial and a dove release will follow at First Marion Baptist Church Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Marion Baptist Church Cemetery Fund.

Condolences may be sent to the family through Voss Funeral Service email at

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