Jack J. Phegley

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Born in Rensselaer, Indiana on December 19, 1932

Departed on July 6, 2018 and resided in Indianapolis, Indiana

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Jack J. Phegley, 85, of Indianapolis, passed away July 6, 2018 in the comfort of his home surrounded by love.

Jack retired in 1994 as a Research Administrator for IU Medical Center. He was a member of Indian Creek Christian Church, where he enjoyed Bible Study and serving his community. His passion for giving and spreading kindness went beyond the walls of the church. He often volunteered at the Ronald McDonald house with his loving wife Mary. He enjoyed a leisurely round of golf and worked part-time for ADE Car Auctions. In his younger years, he served his country in the United States Air Force in the Korean War.

Jack is preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Mary E. Phegley.  He is survived by his son, Randy Phegley; daughter, Christy Phegley;  grandchildren: Dan (Ellen) Phegley, Mitch Phegley, Jackie Halpern, and Caroline Goodwin; and his great-grandchildren: Isabel and Benjamin Phegley and Journey Goodwin.

Visitation will take place on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am at Indian Creek Christian Church, 6430 S. Franklin Road, Indianapolis, Indiana. Funeral Service will follow visitation at the church at 11:00am.  Burial will be in Memory Gardens, Rensselaer. Memorial contributions may be made to: The American Heart Association and the ALS Association. Friends and family are welcome to sign the online guest book at: www.flannerbuchanan.com

Guestbook Entries

  1. Bruce W. Buchanan July 7, 2018 at 12:51 pm - Reply

    There are few things more difficult than dealing with the loss of a loved one. I am honored that you have chosen our family to care for your family during this time. Please let me know if there is more we can do to help celebrate your loved-one’s life.

    My Warmest Regards,

    Bruce W. Buchanan
    4th Generation Owner
    Since 1881

  2. Jeanie and Tom Renie July 8, 2018 at 9:50 pm - Reply

    Sincere condolences and prayers for all of your family. Mary and Jack were wonderful role models!

  3. James clark July 8, 2018 at 11:29 pm - Reply

    Our condolences and tender prayers for the loss of your sweet father jack. Meeting and knowing him was one of the joys of my life, the sweetest of men. While it hurts to be human my spiritual side is confident that Jack is now part of that infinite ocean of love and mercy. I know that if he could he would ask those who love him not cry for his loss, but to smile that he happened to us.

    Love, peace and blessings
    James Clark and family

  4. Betty Burton July 9, 2018 at 8:48 am - Reply

    Farewell my good friend, a member in good standing of the No Name Club. Memories of good times together with that group; he and Mary are treasured friends.

  5. MIKE AND JUDY DUNLAP July 11, 2018 at 5:52 pm - Reply

    We remember Jack fondly from when he and Mary were members at Franklin Central Christian Church. He contributed greatly his financial and administrative expertise to our giving and outreach campaigns. Our condolences go out to Christy and Randy and to their families.

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