Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana


February 17, 2014

Gary Donald Springmeyer, 55

Gary Donald Springmeyer, 55, Greensburg, passed away Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Greensburg.

He was born to Don and Ruth (Lambert) Springmeyer Feb. 10, 1959.

Gary attended and graduated from Greensburg High School. Upon graduation, he worked for both Stewart Seeds and James Rivers, Greensburg. When Print Pack purchased the James Rivers facility, Gary was asked to serve as one of the hazardous waste disposal managers, and he served with distinction for over 30 years until the facility closed. He then took a position at Greensburg High School.

He enjoyed spending time with his sons. Adam took him flying over the city of Greensburg, and Andrew took him on competitive fishing competitions. If he was not working, he enjoyed spending time with family and friends. His many hobbies included collecting antique farm equipment and farming toys and fishing. He also enjoyed lying on a raft in the sun at his sister's pond.The active member of the Knights of St. John Commandery, Greensburg, parked cars during the Decatur County Fair.

He is survived by his two sons and a daughter-in-law, Adam and Maureen, Granger, and Andrew, Batesville. He is also survived by his mother, Greensburg; sisters and brothers-in-law Linda (John) Meyer, Dorothy (Ken) Lecher, Regina Badgley and Sharon (Greg) Siefert; four nieces, four nephews and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father. 

A public rosary service for family and friends will be prayed at 3:30 p.m. followed by visitation from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, at Porter-Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home, Greensburg. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Greensburg, with the Rev. John Meyer officiating.

Memorials may be made to the family to help with final expenses. Online condolences can be posted at

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