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Raymond 'Kyle' Sandefur

November 22, 1943 — July 6, 2022

Raymond "Kyle" Sandefur, also known as Grampy, 78, of Markleville, passed away on July 6, 2022, at IU Health University Hospital in Indianapolis, following an extended illness.
He was born on November 22, 1943, in Anderson, to Raymond and Phyllis (Lallathin) Sandefur.
Kyle was a graduate of Markleville High School, class of 1961, where he lettered in four sports. Kyle furthered his education at Anderson College where he played basketball. He then entered the skilled trades apprenticeship program as a tool maker. He worked for General Motors for 43-1/2 years.
He was a member of Markelville North Christian Church where Nancy, Kyle, Bill and Elaine Pappas started the Junior Church Program in 1973. He also was a member of the UAW Local 662, and a former member of Kilbuck Golf Course. Kyle had a love for golf and was proud to have had three hole-in-ones, two at Killbuck and one in Myrtle Beach.
He was an avid sports fan. He enjoyed coaching and watching his children and grandchildren participate in sports throughout the years. Kyle cherished his time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Kyle is survived by his wife, Nancy (Markle) Sandefur, whom he married on August 8, 1964, at Markleville North Christian Church. He is also survived by a daughter, Chanise Mollenkopf (fiance Pete Steiner); a son, Matt (Lindsey) Sandefur; a sister, Melanie (Alan) Campbell; five grandchildren, Dalton and Avery Mollenkopf, and Leyton, London and Weston Sandefur; and his dog, Sassy.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Paul Michael Sandefur; and a sister, Vivianne Adams.
A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, at 11:00am at Markelville North Christian Church, 32 State Street, Markleville, Indiana 46056, with Rev. John Hackney officiating.
Visitation will be from 4:00pm - 8:00pm on Monday evening at the church.
Burial will follow the service on Tuesday in Mechanicsburg Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Markleville North Christian Church.
Hersberger-Bozell Funeral Home has been entrusted with the services for Kyle and the Sandefur family.
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