Carl R. Veatch, 75, Birdseye

Carl R. VeatchCarl R. Veatch, 75, of Birdseye, died Saturday (March 8) at his home. He was born December 3, 1938, in Wickliffe to Russell and Pearl (Byers) Veatch. He married Nancy Kay Christie August 26, 1961, in Ft. Wayne.

Carl retired from St. Joseph’s Hospital in Huntingburg where he worked in the floor maintenance department. He was a member of the Wickliffe United Methodist Church and a veteran of the United States Army.

He is survived by one on, Bob Veatch and wife Kristi, Huntingburg; three daughters, Carla Toby and husband Mike, Holland, Carol Ann Jones and husband Duane, Stendal, and Connie Bolton and husband Scott, Birdseye; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Kay Veatch, who died December 26, 2010, and one brother, Billy John Veatch.

Funeral services at 2 p.m. (EDT) Wednesday at the Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg with burial following in Wickliffe Cemetery in Wickliffe. The Reverend Joe Hollen will officiate at the funeral. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the VFW Post No. 2366 Memorial Detail. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Condolences may be shared online at

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