Obituary for Levi Muncy, Jr.
Levi Muncy, Jr. 91, a resident of New Castle passed away Saturday, June 4, 2022, at Heritage House of New Castle. He was born September 27, 1930, in New Castle to the late Levi, Sr., and Maggie (Smith) Muncy.
A 1949 graduate of New Castle High School, he was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, serving from 1951-to 1955 during the Korean Conflict. Levi retired from Duke Energy in 1990 after 35 years of service. He was a member of the Eagles and Moose Lodges, American Legion, and VFW and was a lifelong member of the Gold Wing Road Riders. Levi was an active member of First United Methodist Church where he served as chairman of the board of trustees, lay leader, and youth leader and was baptized in 1975. He was also a 67-year member of IBEW, Henry County Chamber of Commerce, and Ambassador Club and served as a board member for the Henry County Cancer Society.
Levi had been a coach and instructor for B & G Gyms and was a part of Faith Through Power Lifting at the Pendleton Reformatory. He helped rebuild homes and restore electricity to homes in the Appalachian Mountains and volunteered at the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame. He also attended the Indy Honor Flight in Washington, D.C., in 2018. His hobbies included stamp collecting, hunting, bowling, motorcycling, traveling, and playing the harmonica and the organ.
Survivors include a daughter: Paula (Benjamin) Timmons of Daleville; a son: Kevin (Georgia) Muncy of New Castle; four grandchildren: Matthew (Rachel) Timmons, Autumn Muncy, Krista (Chris) King, and Cassandra (Joshua) Timmons-Weaver; ten great-grandchildren: Mason Fields, Jacob Fields, Isaiah Timmons, Emma Weaver, Lila Timmons, Jameson Weaver, Hazel King, Easton Timmons, Hadlee Muncy, and Magnolia Timmons; nephews: Ronnie, Tommy, and Gary Dinkins, Dennis Muncy, Phil, and Jim Sherry and a niece: Sharon Andrews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years: Rosemary Muncy, in 2020 and a grandson: Jeremy Timmons.
Services will be held at Noon Thursday, June 9, 2022 at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service in New Castle with Pastors Dennis Muncy and Mark Herbkersman officiating. Military rites will be conducted by a contingent of the US Air Force, American Legion and the VFW. Burial will follow in South Mound Cemetery, West Lawn Addition. Visitation will be from 10:00 until the time of the service on Thursday. Memorial Contributions may be given to the Cancer Society Fund through the Henry County Community Foundation. You may express condolences or share a memory of Levi at www.hinsey-brown.com.
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