Don Evans Runyan — UPDATED – InkFreeNews.com
Don Evans Runyan, 84, Warsaw, died on Friday September 30, 2022 at Kosciusko Community Hospital in Warsaw.
He was born on June 16, 1938 in Indianapolis, the son of (late) George and Ruth (Williams) Runyan. Don served in the US Army Reserves. On June 25, 1961, he married Valerie (Grove) Runyan in Indianapolis. Don retired from commercial sales for Indiana Bell Telephone and United Telephone. He was a 32nd Degree Mason and member of the Indianapolis Valley Scottish Rite. He was also a member of the Warsaw Breakfast Optimist Club and previously served on the board of Beaman Home. Don was interested in computers and locksmithing, helping family and friends whenever needed.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Valerie Runyan, Warsaw; their children, Michael (Patti) Runyan, Allen, Texas, Jennifer (Daniel) Buskirk, Mason, Mich., Edward (Jackie) Runyan, Warsaw and Tim Runyan, Warsaw; daughter-in-law, Heather Runyan, Portage; grandchildren, Katie (Ron) Cooley and Beth Runyan, both of Allen, Texas, Lauren (Dave) North, Janna Buskirk and Landon Buskirk, all of Mason Mich., Wesley (Alison) Buskirk, Okemos, Mich., Tyler Runyan and Morgan Runyan, both of Warsaw and Avery Runyan and Cole Runyan, both of Portage; great-grandchildren, Arlo North, Mason, Michigan and Colton and Caroline Cooley, Allen, Texas; and his sister, Ann (Peter) McKinney, New York. In addition to his parents, Don was also predeceased by his son, Daniel Runyan.
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. on Friday, October 7, 2022 at the McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, 2290 Provident Court, Warsaw. A visitation with family and friends will take place before the service from 1 to 3 p.m. in the funeral chapel. The burial is private.
Favorite family memorials are The Beaman Home, online at www.thebeamanhome.com or by mail to PO Box 654, Winona Lake, IN 46590; Cardinal Services, online at www.cardinalservices.org or by mail at 504 N. Bay Drive, Warsaw IN 46580; or The Magical Meadows, by mail to 3386 East CR 525N, Warsaw, IN 46582.