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Meredith R Pendley

December 11, 1940 ~ January 18, 2018 (age 77)

Meredith “Mickey” R. Pendley, 77, Rochester, Indiana, passed away at 1:08 P.M. on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at Life Care Center, Rochester, Indiana.

He was born on December 11, 1940 in Marion, Indiana, the son of Meredith Carmen and Mary K. (Truex) Pendley.  On March 22, 1962, in Marion, Indiana, he married Evelyn Messler and she survives.

Meredith worked as a Construction Engineer for NIPSCO for 30 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, had attended the Hillcrest Baptist Church and was a member of the Liberty Baptist Church, where he had been a Sunday School Teacher and church bus driver for 35 years. He also enjoyed fishing, hunting, and woodworking in his spare time.

Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Pendley, Rochester, Indiana, daughter, Angela Pendley, Rochester, sons, Tony and wife Diane Pendley, Fair Hope, Alabama, Mark and wife Margaret Pendley, Rochester, Indiana, Keith and wife Jessica Pendley, Bloomington, Indiana, grandchildren, Lizza  Downhauer- Pendley, Norway, Caitin and wife Candace Pendley, Salt Lake City, Utah, Marissa and husband Aaron Fredericks, Alabama, Tristan Pendley, Salt Lake City, Utah, Maegan Pendley, Rochester, Indiana, Wyatt Pendley, Rochester,Indiana, great grandchildren, Carlie Pendley, Utah, Jayden Fredericks, Alabama, Hannett Solem, Norway, Brookelynn Fredericks, Alabama, Conner Pendley, Utah, sisters, Karen R. Sixbey, Rochester, Indiana, Betty Jean McIntosh, LaPorte, Indiana, Jamie Kate and husband Dave Davis, Michigan City, Indiana, brothers, Dennis Roger and wife Judy Holcomb, Sweetser, Indiana, Richard and wife Peggy McIntosh, LaPorte, Indiana and James and wife Mary Brooks, Michigan City, Indiana, several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Cheryl Guerin, Shelia Curtis, Rebecca McIntosh and brother, Robert McIntosh.

A Church Service in Meredith’s memory will be conducted at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, January 27, 2018 at the Liberty Baptist Church, Rochester, Indiana, with Pastor Bill McSpadden officiating.  Memorial Contributions may be made to the Liberty Baptist Church Bus Ministry.

Arrangements are being entrusted to Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester, Indiana. On line condolences may be expressed at


 Service Information

Church Service
January 27, 2018

10:00 AM
Liberty Baptist Church
2089 Liberty Road
Rochester, IN 46975

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