Grover G. 'Sonny' Bisel

Grover G. “Sonny” Bisel, 81, of Huntington, IN, died Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at 10:30 p.m. at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.

Mr. Bisel graduated from Huntington Catholic School in 1957, then served in the United States Navy. He worked at Caswell-Runyan and then in maintenance with the Huntington Parks Department for 24 years, retiring in 2005. He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church.

He was born Sept. 9, 1938, in Fort Wayne to George W. and Anna L. Harwell Bisel. His father died in 1941 and he was raised by a stepfather, Carl Gagen. He married Dorothy C. Parker in July 1976, and she preceded him in death in Jan. 1980.

Survivors include a brother, John E. (Lori) Gagan, of Battle Creek, MI; and a sister, Hazel K. (Lloyd) Nave, of North Webster. 

Calling is Sunday, March 22, 2020, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Deal-Rice Funeral Home- Huntington Chapel, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, March 23, 2020, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, with Rev. Stephen Colchin officiating. Burial will follow in Clear Creek Cemetery. Huntington VFW Post 2689 will provide military honors.

Memorials are to Huntington County Humane Society, in care of Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.

Online condolences may be made at dealricefuneralhomes.com.