Roger G. Searles

Roger G. Searles, 75, of Huntington, IN, died Saturday, May 6, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. at Miller’s Merry Manor, in Huntington.

Mr. Searles graduated from Jefferson Township High School in 1959 and served in the United States Army. He was retired from Fisher Body, in Marion, where he worked for 35 years and was active in the Coon Hunting Club, in Andrews.

He was born Aug. 20, 1941, in Huntington to Alva and Mildred Buzzard Searles. He married Mary Lou Buroker on Feb. 8, 1969, and she preceded him in death on Aug. 27, 1992.

Survivors include two daughters, Renita Searles, of Marion, and Tonya Searles, of Roanoke; two sisters, Ruth Shenefield, of Silver Lake, and Mable (Robert) Burnsworth, of Huntington; four brothers, Glen Searles and Gene (Pat) Searles, both of Huntington; Ray (Jane) Searles, of Bluffton; and Herb (Nisa) Searles, of Lebanon; and four grandchildren, Hunter Searles and Trace Searles, both of Marion, and Zach Stell and Gabby Stell, both of Huntington.

Calling is Thursday, May 11, 2017, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Bailey-Love Mortuary, in Huntington. A service will be held at the mortuary on Friday, May 12, 2017, at 10 a.m., with calling one hour prior to the service. Those unable to attend may view the service on the Bailey-Love Mortuary channel at Burial will be at Grant Memorial Park, in Marion.

Memorial gifts may be made to the American Alzheimer’s Association in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington, IN 46750.

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