Granville Lee Tungate, 69, operated market 8 years
Granville Lee Tungate, 69, of Greensburg died Friday, April 5, 2013 at 5:35 a.m. at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.
Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Greensburg Wesleyan Church with Pastor Doug Preston officiating. Burial will follow at Milford Cemetery. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 4 until 8 p.m. at the Greensburg Wesleyan Church. The Bass & Gasper Funeral Home in Westport is taking care of arrangements.
Mr. Tungate lived most of his life in Decatur and surrounding counties. He worked for Art Brown Service in Greensburg for over 20 years until he was disabled in an accident in 2000. After recovering, he operated Guy's Market for eight years. Mr. Tungate attended the Greensburg Wesleyan Church. He enjoyed NASCAR, jigsaw puzzles and visiting on the porch.
Born February 20, 1944 in Lebanon, Kentucky, Mr. Tungate was the son of Albert and Nannie (Wilkerson) Tungate. He married Linda Knight on August 29, 1970 in Greensburg. She survives.
He is also survived by two children, Darren (Tonya) Tungate and Ashlee (Scott) Green both of Greensburg; eight grandchildren, Elijah, Ella, Elexi, Eva, Evan and Erika Tungate, Nicholas Christianson and Dahlia Green, all of Greensburg; four brothers, Bill (Glenda) Tungate of Moores Hill, Everett Tungate of Shirley, Charles Tungate of St. Omer and David Tungate of Westport; five sisters, Wanell Mueller and Mary Jane (Mitchell) Smith, both of Greensburg, Dorothy (Larry) Miller of Butlerville, Dorene (Ed) Elliott and Charlene Melton, both of North Vernon.
In addition to parents, Mr. Tungate was preceded in death by a brother Marvin Gene Tungate and a sister, Betty Lou Amburgey.