Donovan  Bacon

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Donovan Bacon, of Milroy, passed peacefully from this life surrounded by family on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019.
Don was born March 3, 1930, to Earl and Norma Wall Bacon in Hancock County. Don married Bille Joy VanSickle Bacon on Aug. 12, 1950.
He was preceded in death by both parents and his wife.
Don is survived by his three sons, Dean (Pat) Bacon of Milroy, Ron (Susie) Bacon of Greenwood, Mark (Linda) Bacon of Milroy; six grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; two brothers, Phillip (Sandy) of Indianapolis, Paul (Norma Jean) of Upland; and special friends the Dave Sliger family and Mary Ellen Green.
Don's life was filled with service to others. He served in the Korean War with the Alaskan Defense Command. In addition he served as a director on many boards, including the Rush County Farm Bureau CoOp, Rush County Farm Bureau Inc., VFW and the American Legion. He also drove a school bus for the Rush County School System for 32 years, drove Ready Mix Milk Truck and was still farming his land. Above all, he served our Heavenly Father as a deacon and elder as a life-long member of Moscow Christian Church. Don eternally touched countless lives on earth.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 5 at Moscow Christian Church. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6 at Moscow Christian Church with Phillip Bacon officiating.
Burial will follow in Moscow Cemetery. Burns Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.
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Published on August 28, 2019
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KEISTON R.HOLLOWAY
Aug 29, 2019
ON BEHALF OF THE COMRADES AND SISTERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INDIANA YOU HAVE OUR DEEPEST CONDOLENCES FOR THE LOSS OF YOUR LOVED ONE AND OUR DEPARTED COMRADE.OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU ALL.SINCERELY VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS OF THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF INDIANA STATE CHAPLAIN KEISTON R.HOLLOWAY
Ann Spaeth-Robben
Aug 29, 2019
My prayers and hugs to each and every one of you. I remember Don driving the school bus when I was a student at St. Mary's. I can imagine Norman Mahan and Don driving their busses again up in Heaven.
Doug and Sandy Brown
Aug 28, 2019
We are sorry for the loss of Don- husband, father, grandfather and brother. Love and prayers for all.
Gary Malcom
Aug 28, 2019
I'm sorry to hear of Don's passing. He was a wonderful man, who led a Christian life. He was very good to me. It's a comfort to know that he is with the Lord. I will keep the Bacon family in my prayers . God be with all of you.