Luther  Branstetter


Luther Denzel Branstetter
June 23, 1934 - April 8, 2019
Luther (Luke) Denzel Branstetter of Crawfordsville passed away at Ben Hur nursing home Monday, 4/8, at the age of 84.
Luther worked at Donnelley for 42 years retiring in 1994. Luther was a loving, faithful Christian husband, father, grandfather and brother. Luther was active in the Red Cross and Church of Christ. He enjoyed golfing, yardwork and was never one to sit idle.
Born June 23, 1934 in Metcalfe County, Ky, he was the son of Rual Paul and Vola Emit Branstetter. His family moved from Kentucky to Boone County in 1946 and he graduated from Jackson Township (Granville Wells) high school in 1952.He married Beverly Myers on May 6, 1956 at Mechanicsburg Christian Church and lived his life with a deep Christian faith.
Surviving family includes: wife, Beverly Branstetter; daughter Dianne Terrell(Jeff Terrell) of Wichita,Ks; son Larry Branstetter(Sherri Saunders Branstetter) Lebanon; son Brent Branstetter(Christi Quimby Branstetter) of Lafayette; son Brian Branstetter(Becky Novak Branstetter) of Kalamazoo,MI; grandchildren, Tyler Branstetter, Brittany Branstetter, Lucynda Terrell, Samantha Terrell, Jennifer Terrell, Abby Branstetter, Daniel Branstetter, Olivia Branstetter, Drew Branstetter; Sisters Juanita Miller, Barbara Baute, Mary Moore and Nancy Wilsher. He was preceded in death by his parents Paul and Vola Branstetter, brothers Drexel and Harold Branstetter and sister Delores Kendricks.
Visitation will be from 11:30 am-1:00pm, Friday April 12 at Hunt and Son Funeral Home, 107 North Grant Ave, Crawfordsville with service starting at 1:00pm led by David Elliott, nephew of Luther. Burial will follow at Lincoln Memory Gardens, Whitestown.
Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Luther Branstetter can do so to the Montgomery County Community Foundation.
Published on April 9, 2019
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Carole DiFabio
Apr 12, 2019
So sorry, Brent and Christi, to hear of your loss. Two fathers within a year is much to bear. Praying for you all.
Carole and Murph