James Edward Mundell

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James Edward Mundell

September 04, 1940 - November 26, 2018

James Edward Mundell MIDDLETOWN [mdash] James Edward Mundell, 78, resident of Middletown, passed away Monday morning at his home.
He was born Sept. 4, 1940, in Muncie, the son of Francis and Marian Sanders Mundell. He was a 1958 graduate of Sulphur Springs High School, attended Purdue University and retired from General Motors (Delco Remy).
He served two terms on the Middletown Town Council and served as a EMT and fireman with Middletown beginning as a fireman in 1978. He served as fire chief for several years.
He held a private pilot's license and was trained in SCUBA and was a member of the Middletown Conservation Club, Middletown F & AM 271, Scottish Rite, Murat Shrine and the Henry County Shrine Club. He loved to golf, fish and hunt.
Survivors are his wife of 56 years, Nikki (Bell) of Middletown; children, Tim Mundell, Kim Mundell, and Susan Surber of Middletown; sister, Judy Kirkpatrick of Richmond; grandchildren, Courtney Surber, Britteney Burris, Ashley Surber and Joseph Mundell; great- grandchildren, Hunter Surber, Wyatt Burris and Annabelle Surber.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Bob and Joe Mike Mundell.
Services will be held on Friday at 8 p.m. at Ballard and Sons Funeral Home, 118 S. Fifth St., Middletown.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday.
Memorials may be made to the Middletown EMS and the Middletown Fire Department.
Online guestbook at: www.ballardandsons.com.
Published on November 27, 2018
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Carol Carpenter
Nov 28, 2018
I have so many fond memories of all of my second cousins and the fun we had every Memorial Day and at family reunions. Jim was the glue that held us together for several years after that. He was a great guy, and he will be missed. My condolences to all of the family.