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Donald F. "Fred" Hundley, age 92, of Mt. Vernon, IN, passed away Saturday, September 8, 2012, at Mt. Vernon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.


He was born October 17, 1919, in Kansas City, MO, the son of Walter and Iva (Garvin) Hundley.


He married Mary Ellen Gerton on August 1, 1950, in Evansville , and she preceded him in death on November 3, 2010.


He grew up on Stoy, IL, and graduated from Oblong, IL High School in 1937. Mr. Hundley served in the Army in WW II and was stationed in Puerto Rico and France. After his discharge from the Army, he worked for SOHIO Oil Co. He then worked for the Farm Bureau (Countrymark) Refinery where he retired in 1982. He was a lifetime member of the Owen Dunn American Legion Post #5. He was of the Christian Faith.

He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Charlie Thompson, of Mt. Vernon; two grandchildren and their spouses, Michelle and David Blandford of Evansville and Scott and Amanda Thompson of Mt. Vernon; three great-grandchildren, Katie and Kyle Blandford and Max Thompson; a sister-in-law, Ruth Gerton Bottomley, of Mt. Vernon; and several nieces, nephews and friends.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary; and his parents.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 11, 2012, at 5:00 pm, at Stendeback Family Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.


Visitation will be held from 2:00 pm until the time of services in the funeral home chapel. Burial will take place in Bellefontaine Cemetery