News From Terre Haute, Indiana

January 21, 2013

William A. Veach


DEER CREEK — William A. Veach, 73, of Deer Creek, died at 12:43 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at his residence. Born Sept. 4, 1939, in Bloomington, Ind., and was the son of Ivan and Evylan Veach. He graduated from Camden High School in 1957. He retired from Chrysler Corporation Kokomo Transmission plant in 1993.

He enjoyed motorcycle riding, old cars, football, NASCAR, and practical jokes. He was a charter member of the Idlers Car Club. He did volunteer work and attended Deer Creek Presbyterian Church. He was a member of Mount Zion Lodge 211 Free & Accepted Masons, Center Chapter Order of Eastern Star, Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis, Murat Shrine, and Logansport Shrine Club.

He is survived by his wife, Mickie; one son and two stepsons; one grandson; one granddaughter; three brothers; one sister; two stepgrandsons; and two stepgranddaughters.

Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at Cree Funeral Home, 188 W. Main St., in Camden. Eastern Star services will be at 7 p.m.; Masonic services will be at 7:30 p.m.; and the Shrine Processional will be at 8 p.m. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at the funeral home. Interment will be in Camden Cemetery. Memorial donations be made to Shriners Hospital for Children.