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Claude A. "Sonny" Starkey III

December 5, 1956 ~ April 21, 2019 (age 62)

Claude A. "Sonny" Starkey III, 62, died Sunday, April 21, 2019 at his Fairmount residence.

Sonny was born on December 5, 1956 in Marion, Indiana, son of the late Claude A. Starkey Jr. and Betty J. (Gotto) Starkey. He graduated from Madison-Grant High School in 1975 and attended Lincoln Tech in Indianapolis while working for Fairmount Implement. He worked for Bob Cline Ford, and RCA for 27 years, the last 18 as pipefitter. After retiring from RCA he worked at Firestone in Noblesville as a mechanic for 3 years. Sonny was a member of Sons of the American Legion, loved playing golf and corn hole and teasing.   He was also an avid IU, Chicago Bears, Pacers and St. Louis Cardinal's fan.

Surviving are Sonny's mother, Betty of Fairmount, daughter, Logan Mason and her mother Melisa Mason of Summitville, sisters; Shirley (Ron) Simpson and Margo E. Davis both of Marion, and numerous nieces and nephews, and great nieces and nephews.

Sonny was preceded in death by his father and sister Pamela R. Loftis.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Fairmount Chapel of Armes-Hunt Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 415 S. Main Street. Fairmount, Indiana where visitation will be held on Thursday, April 25, 2019 from 4-8 PM. Funeral service will be on Friday, April 26, 2019 at 11 AM with Pastor Clay Davis officiating. Interment will be at Park Cemetery, Fairmount.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association for the Marion-Grant County Humane Society in care of the funeral home.

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