Norman Eugene Bone, 95, of Covington, Ind., died at 2:30 a.m. EDT Monday March 13, 2017, at home following an extended illness.
He was born Jan. 8, 1922, in Covington, the son of the late Irvin N. and Laura (Lewsader) Bone.
He was a life resident of Covington and a 1940 graduate of Covington High School. He was a Navy veteran of World War II serving on submarines. He was employed 27 years at Olin Corporation, retiring in 1982.
Norman was the oldest member of First Church of Christ, where he served as an elder. He was a former trustee of Hanging Rock Christian Camp. He enjoyed golf, fishing, woodworking and boating.
Norman married Jean Geiger on June 1, 1946, in Covington and they enjoyed 70 years together. Jean survives.
Also surviving are a daughter, Laura Sue (Alan) Conner of Jeffersonville, Ind.; two grandsons, Jay (Megan) Conner of Jeffersonville and Gregory (Lindsay) Conner of Chicago; and two great-grandchildren, Miles G. Conner and Sadie Gail Conner.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday March 16, at First Church of Christ with Duane Mycroft officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery. Visitation will be 11 a.m. EDT until services at the church.
Memorials requested to First Church of Christ. Shelby Funeral Home is assisting the family. Condolences to the family: www.shelbyfuneralhome.com.
Published on March 13, 2017