Richard “Dick” McCreary, 85

Richard P. “Dick” McCreary, 85, of Greensburg, passed away at 5:32 p.m. on
Saturday, November 26, 2022, at the Heritage House of Greensburg. He was born on
June 15, 1937, in Greensburg, the son of Dilver & Louise (Gilmour) McCreary. He
was a lifelong resident of Decatur County and a 1956 graduate of Greensburg High
School. He was a lifelong farmer. Dick was a member of the Decatur County Fair
Board, the Power of the Past and Liberty Baptist Church. He enjoyed his cattle,
drinking coffee with his friends, outdoor activities, spending time with his
grandkids, and collecting toy tractors. He married Polly Sue Parker on March 22,
1959, at Liberty Baptist Church. She preceded him in death on November 1, 2018.
Survivors include his sons, Gary (Delores) McCreary and David McCreary both of
Greensburg, his grandchildren, Justin McCreary of Greensburg, Chase (Gabrielle)
McCreary of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Riley McCreary of Greensburg; his
step grandchildren, Todd Isreal of Greensburg, and Brandy Johnson of Fort
Branch. He was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Polly Sue McCreary.
The funeral service will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, December 2, 2022,
at Bass & Gasper Funeral Home in Westport with Pastor Bob Leitgabel officiating.
Burial will follow at South Park Cemetery. A time of visitation will be held on
Thursday, December 1, 2022, from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South-Central Indiana or
Liberty Baptist Church through the funeral home. Online condolences can be made
to the family at

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