June 8, 1927 - March 10, 2008
80, a lifelong Indianapolis resident, passed away March 10, 2008. Mr. Puckett was born June 8, 1927 in Indianapolis to the late Clinton and Gladys Hamilton Puckett. Mr. Puckett graduated from Manual High School in 1946. He worked for Singer Sewing Machine Co. and Monumental Life Insurance Co. before retiring from Lane Bryant in 1993. Mr. Puckett loved fishing, gardening, and spending time with his family. He was a member of the North Park Masonic Lodge No. 646 F. & A. M. He is survived by his loving wife of nearly 60 years, Betty (Bunce) Puckett, whom he married on June 20, 1948. Also surviving are his three daughters, Beth (Phillip) Herald, Diana (Michael) Shepherd, and Becky (John) G'Sell all of Indianapolis; eight grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 13, 2008 at G.H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home, 5141 Madison Avenue. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, March 14, 2008 at the funeral home. He will be laid to rest at Floral Park Cemetery.