Kenneth Chance

February 16, 1922 - December 27, 2012 

Kenneth Chance

February 16, 1922 - December 27, 2012 

Obituary for Kenneth Chance

Kenneth Chance, 90, went to be with the Lord on December 27, 2012 at Riverwalk Village, Noblesville.

He was born on Feb 16, 1922 in Hamilton County.

Kenneth was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Doris Daphine Chance; his parents Ollie and Helen Chance; and his brother Robert Chance. He is survived by his brother Donald Chance, sister Georgiana Clayton; son David Chance, daughter Denise Chance Phillips, daughter-in-law Nancy Mason Chance, son-in-law Roger Phillips, grandsons Christopher Chance and Shawn Phillips.

He served in WWII as a flight engineer and waist gunner in B-17 bombers and was one of the few flight crew members to survive. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters, European-African-Middle Eastern Service Medal, and Good Conduct Medal.

He worked at Delco Remy in Anderson, Naval Ordinance in Indianapolis, E&M Auto Parts, White Oldsmobile, and the rest of his years at Don Hinds Ford as an auto sales representative.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate contributions made to the Alzheimer's Association - http://www.alz.org/join_the_cause_donate.asp or Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.

Funeral Service will be at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at Refuge Christian Church, 11772 E. 196th Street, Noblesville, IN 46060 with visitation from 2 – 4 p.m.

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