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Richard Pence

Richard Lee Pence, 92, of rural Montpelier, passed away at 11:48 a.m. on Tuesday, July 5, 2022 at University Nursing Center in Upland. 

He was born on Sunday, Oct. 20, 1929, in Blackford County, to Warren C. and Iris M. (Enochs) Pence. He married Catherine Joan (Denton) Pence on Sunday, June 3, 1951 at the Pleasantdale Church.  He was a member of the Army National Guard. Richard was a 1948 graduate of Montpelier High School. He was a lifetime Blackford County farmer. He retired from Sheller Globe in 1966.

He is survived by his daughter - Kathy (Ryan) McCall, Montpelier; grandsons Rick (Holly) Dunica, Hartford City, Steve Dunica, Winchester; granddaughters - Jennifer McCall, Boston, Mass., Brooke McCall, Marion; great grandchildren Rydge Dunica, Rylee Dunica, Nathaniel Dunica, Nick Dunica, Addie Dunica, Rylan Martin, and Omari Small.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, a brother, and two sisters.

Visitation and services were Sunday, July 10, at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home 109 W Windsor St Montpelier . The Rev. Bob Bothast officiatied.  Interment was in the Brookside Memorial Park in Montpelier.

Preferred memorials:  Blackford County Community Foundation (Cancer) 121 N. High St.  Hartford City    IN  47348  or Blackford Animal Shelter C/O Pam Bonham PO Box 70  Hartford City  IN  47348             

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