David “Joe” Monroe, 64, of Carlisle, Ind., passed away at 2:46 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute, Ind.
He was born in Sullivan, Ind., on July 26, 1949, the son of Alvin Rex Monroe and Mary Frances Pope Monroe.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Joe was retired from Horizon Coal Mine, Local #841, and was a member of the Carlisle Masonic Lodge #3.
Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Cherlyn Sue Carter Monroe, whom he married on March 21, 1969; two sons, Chris Monroe (April) of Vincennes, Ind.; and Corey Monroe (Lacey) of Carlisle, Ind.; one brother, Roy Monroe (Karen) of Fairbanks, Ind.; a sister, Carolyn Sommers (Ron) of Kokomo, Ind.; and two grandchildren, Chloe and Cora.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at Banks and Brust Funeral Home, with Pastor Harold Hatfield officiating. Interment will follow in the IOOF Cemetery in Carlisle, Ind. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 until 8 p.m. on Thursday.