In memory of
David Pendergrass, age 75, of Portage, IN, passed away on Monday, January 9, 2017, at Regency Hospital in Portage, IN. He was born on June 27, 1941, in Jefferson City, Missouri. On February 11, 1961, David married the love of his life, Beverly Decker, who survives. David is also survived by his children: Tom (Dina) Pendergrass of Wheatfield, IN, Tammy (Bill) Barnes of Michigan City, IN, Tracy (Mark) Zeilenga of Watkinsville, GA, and Troy Pendergrass of Portage, IN; grandchildren: Scott (Dawn), Ryan, Lindsey (Mick), Josh, Garrett (Liz), Taylor, Lauren, Jonathan, Matthew, Julie Ann, Parker, Chayse; ten great-grandchildren; brother: Randy Hileman; sisters: Gwen Reagan and Eleanor Csolak. He was preceded in death by his parents: Raymond and Della Hileman, brother: Bill Hileman; sisters: Dorothy Scarlett, Darlene Lewis. David served in the Army National Guard. He was retired from Schepel Buick in Merrillville, IN. David was a man of strong faith, who was respected and loved greatly and will be deeply missed. Visitation for family and friends will take place on Thursday, January 12, 2017, from 4:00 to 7:00 PM, at Geisen Funeral & Cremation Services, located at 7905 Broadway, Merrillville, IN 46410. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, January 12, 2017, at 7:00 PM, at Geisen Funeral Home with Pastor Bill Barnes officiating. Services will conclude at the funeral home. A private family burial will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. To sign guestbook or leave condolences, please visit: www.GeisenFuneralHome.com , (219) 769-3322.
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