Debbie Huntsman, 63, of New Castle, passed away Thursday, April 20, 2017, at Ambassador Healthcare in Centerville.
She was born June 25, 1953, in Fort Polk, La., to Olney Dean and Helen (Walker) Neal.
Debbie was a 1971 graduate of Shenandoah High School. She retired from Best Lock in Indianapolis following 22 years of service and later worked at Occazio, where she loved caring for others.
Debbie was a charter member of Grace Baptist Church. An accomplished signer, she mastered sign language and signed at her church. She collected Precious Moment's figurines, loved taking pictures, telling stories, crafting and traveling. Debbie was a wonderful wife, mother, sister and friend, and was known to be very strong.
She is survived by her husband of 26 years, Larry Huntsman; two children, Joshua Huntsman and Andrew Huntsman of New Castle; siblings, Diane (Stan) White of New Castle, Gary (Barbara) Neal of Shirley, Denny (Deanna) Neal of New Castle, David (Paula) Neal of Middletown, Darryl (Tammy) Neal of Shirley, and Robbie (Katrina) Neal of Indianapolis; mother-in-law, Elizabeth Huntsman; sister-in-law, Teresa (Kenny) Bolinger both of Clayton, N.C.; several nieces and nephews; and her dog, Peanut.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Neal; two nephews, Darryl Neal and Zack LaGuire; and father-in-law, Lawrence Huntsman.
The family would like to thank the staff at Ambassador Heath Care in Centerville for the wonderful care they showed to Debbie.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Grace Baptist Church with Pastor Bob Schon officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hills Memory Garden.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service in New Castle.
You may express condolences or share a memory of Debbie at www.hinsey-brown.com.
Published on April 21, 2017