Merrill E. Hughes, 87, Tipton, died at 10:35 a.m. Saturday, April 21, 2012, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.
Funeral services will be noon Wednesday at Kemp United Methodist Church, 228 N. Main St., Tipton, with Revs. Harold and Andrea Leininger and Rev. Phil Colier presiding. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the church. Burial will be in Arcadia Cemetery, with military services at 3 p.m. Wednesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Kemp United Methodist Church or the National Museum of the Marine Corps, c/o Marine Corps Heritage Foundation, P.O. Box 998, Quantico, VA 22134.