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Dudley M. McIntosh, 78, of Anderson, passed away peacefully on April 30, 2017, at Alexandria Care Center after an extended illness.
He was born April 10, 1939, in Demossville, Ky. He came to Anderson in the 1950's and worked at the Golden Crest Donut Shop and Emge's until November 1970. He was then hired by the Anderson Fire Department, retiring in June 1997 after 27.5 years, where he served as an FF/EMT for 10 years and a lieutenant and driver for "A" Shift Battalion Chief. He never missed a day of work at the fire station.
Dudley was an avid fisherman, collector of antique fishing baits and tackle, and made his own baits. He loved going to the cabin in Canada to fish and enjoyed the wildlife. He also mowed for IMI at various plants. He was a member of the Indiana Firefighters Association, Central IN Bassmasters, attended Cornerstone Ministries and a member of Parkview Nazarene Church.
He loved his family, friends and best friend of 60 years, Marvin Whitaker.
Dudley is survived by his wife of 44 years, Carol (Boyer) McIntosh, whom he married Aug. 6, 1972; daughter, Cara (Greg) Walters of Georgetown; son, Chad (Melissa) McIntosh of Noblesville; grandchildren, Tre, Leigha and Callie Walters, Acea D'Ann McIntosh and Chance Bentley; sister, Viola McClain of Anderson; several nieces, Laura, Greta and Vicky; nephew, Rodney; sisters and brothers-in-law, Michael (Nancy) Boyer and Kevin (Lori) Boyer of Van Buren, also children, Todd McIntosh and family and Carolyn Venable and family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Raleigh and Nellie (Grant) McIntosh; brother, John McIntosh; daughter, Melissa (McIntosh) Clear; and in-laws, Frances and Alice Boyer.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Loose Funeral Homes and Crematory.
Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. Joe Huff officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Fire Rescue House.
The family would like to thank the very caring staff at Alexandria Care Center for his excellent care.
Published on May 2, 2017
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