Louie Benedict, 97, of Hartford City, a former resident of Mt. Zion in Wells County, died at 11:54 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, at the IU Health-Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie.

Mr. Benedict was born July 10, 1921, in Upland, to Louie Benedict and Hancel F. Chappel Benedict. He married B. Joann Bonner Aug. 22, 1952, in Marion. His parents and wife preceded him in death.

Survivors Include a daughter, Phyllis (Jeff) Holmes of Bluffton; two sons, Michael Benedict of Fort Wayne and  Matthew Benedict of Decatur; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by two sons, David Benedict and Andrew Benedict; two brothers, Joseph Benedict and William T. Benedict; and two sisters, Hancel Peery and Julia Dawson.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, at the Walker and Glancy Funeral Home, 109 W. Windsor St. in Montpelier. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7, at the funeral home. Interment will follow in the Jones Cemetery in rural Warren.

Online condolences: www.glancyfuneralhomes.com