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Charles "Chuck" Blunk

Mr. Charles W. “Chuck” Blunk, 81, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 26 at Arbor Trace in Richmond.
   He was born in Mitchell, Indiana on October 4, 1935 to Woodrow “Hank” and Mary Thornburg Blunk. He graduated from Williamsburg High School in 1954. He married the former Nancy Mills on July 4, 1954. They shared nearly 63 years together and were blessed with six children.
   Chuck once served in the Army National Guard. He worked 35 years as a machinist at Natco before taking a job at Industrial Grinding in Dayton, from where he retired. Chuck was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Richmond. He enjoyed woodworking and drawing. He enjoyed playing golf and following many of the area high school sports teams. He was an avid fan of the Green Bay Packers and IU Basketball. He was a former member of the Williamsburg Masonic Lodge #493, Williamsburg Fire Department, Williamsburg Lions Club and former Little League coach in Williamsburg.  
   Chuck will be missed by his wife, Nancy; daughters, Cindy Day and her husband, Mark; Jane Swearingen; sons, Michael Blunk; Jim Blunk and his wife, Melanie; eight grandchildren, Jere (Eric) Soehngen, Amanda (Russell) Hepner, Kara (Larry) Day, Caleb Smith, Joshua Day (Tiffany Harsh), Ryan (Michelle) Day, Chris (Kylee) Ayers and Jameson Duke; 17 great-grandchildren; sister, Peggy Satterfield; sister-in-law, Betty Blunk; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Jim and Phyllis Mills Summers and several nieces & nephews.
   Chuck was preceded in death by his parents; sons, Steve Blunk and Bill Blunk; sister, Debbie Blunk and brother, David Blunk.
   Chuck’s life will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 1, at the First United Methodist Church, 318 National Road West in Richmond.
   Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, March 31, at the church.
   Memorial contributions may be sent to www.gofundme.com/blunkchuck or the American Cancer Society, 5635 West 96th Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278 or online at www.donate.cancer.org .

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GARDEN PATH was sent by C. Daniel Haisley and family.

Mrs. Blunk, Love and prayers from Clayton D., Christina, and Daniel Haisley to you and your family during this time. Our church, and your family, has seen a wonderful man called home.

Clayton Haisley Mar 29 2017 12:00 AM

I am truly sorry for your loss, I enjoyed getting the chance to know Chuck he had a great sense of humor and will be missed.

Gretchen Smith(Arbor Trace) Mar 28 2017 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to hear of Chuck's passing.  I knew mom and dad knew Chuck and Nancy but I guess I'd forgotten that mom and Chuck went to school together.  Prayers to your family.

Cheryl Moore Moran brown Mar 27 2017 12:00 AM

Mike & the Blunk family are in our thoughts & prayers. We are so sorry to hear about your loss. God bless.

Dot Foods Family Mar 27 2017 12:00 AM

Nancy and family,
  I am so sorry to hear of Chuck's passing. He was such a good neighbor and will be missed so much.

  Dot Thorman

Dot Thorman Mar 27 2017 12:00 AM

To Michael and the ,Blunk family. May God wrap his loving arms around  you and your family at this  sad time. Will miss seeing and talking with   Chuck at the Richmond Jazz and  Richmond  Red Devil basketball games. R.I.P. my friend Micael and Debbie and Dingle

Reverend Michael D. Dingle Mar 27 2017 12:00 AM