Donald E. McCrary


Donald E. McCrary, 87, Greensburg, passed away on Monday, February 25, 2019 at his residence.
Born, April 1, 1931 in Phoenix, Arizona, he was the son of Clyde McCrary and Loraine (Perry) Minary.
Donald worked for many years at Cummins Engine in Columbus, Indiana, retiring in 1988. He graduated from Arsenal Tech High School in 1966. He was a member of the St. Mary's Catholic Church. He was a licensed pilot and enjoyed owning and flying airplanes. He also enjoyed building and flying model airplanes. He had been a member of the Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association, the Round Barn Flyers Club, and the Academy of Model Aeronautics Association.
Don also was a licensed television repairman. He worked in the 60's out of his garage.
In the seventies, he operated his own business on Anderson Street where he sold Curtis Mathis Televisions. In the 80's he worked through Taff Furniture on Magnavox TV's.
He was married to Anna Mae Ford on December 27, 1954 and she survives.
He is also survived by four sons, Donald (Janice) McCrary, Greensburg, Richard (Lorie) McCrary, Lake Santee, David (Kim) McCrary, Waldron, John (Jennifer) McCrary, McKinney, TX; one daughter, Cheryl Kline, Mooresville; 11 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, step father, James Minary; daughter, Janet S. Miller; grandson, Aaron McCrary; granddaughter, Tara McCrary; sister, Cheryl Minary.
Family and friends will gather at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home for a rosary service. Visitation will follow until 7:00 p.m. at the Porter-Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home in Greensburg. The family will also receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until the funeral mass at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 1, 2019 at the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Greensburg with Rev. John Meyer officiating.
Interment will be held in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Greensburg.
Memorials may be made to the St. Mary's Church Building Fund.
Online condolences can be made to the family at
Published on February 26, 2019
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