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Who Bernie Waldon
What Obituary: Bernie Waldon
When June 27, 2012
Where Brooksville, FL

Bernard E. "Bernie" Waldon 77, of Brooksville, FL, formerly of Indianapolis, passed away June 27, 2012.

He was born in Crawfordsville, IN, to Floyd and Agnes Waldon. He graduated from Crawfordsville High School and moved to Indianapolis in 1965.

Bernie worked in radio for several years at WILO, WHOW, and WIRE in Indianapolis and WZIP in Cincinnati. He was a musician working with several Country and Bluegrass groups mainly The Indiana Band and Bluegrass Partners. He appeared on radio and T.V., was a guest on the Grand Ole Opry and Renfro Valley Barn Dance.

Bernie retired from Emery Worldwide in 1977, prior to that he worked for Purolator Courier. Bernie was a private pilot and past President of the Indiana Chapter of the Antique Airplane Association of which he was a national lifetime member.

He also belonged to the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Associations, the Experimental Airplane Association and the Luscombe Association. He served eight years in the Indiana National Guard.

Bernie is survived by his wife of 45 years, Hurma "Mac" Waldon; four children - two stepsons and two stepdaughters, Kathleen (Steve) Geralds, Pat (Jennifer) McCotter, Laura McCotter and Mike (Nannette) McCotter; sister, Joyce (Jim) Northcutt; stepmother, Genetha Waldon; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews; and many friends.

A Celebration of Life is being held in Brooksville, FL. Services are pending at Shirley Brothers Irving Hill Chapel, Indianapolis, IN.

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