Vernon Robert Gagel
Vernon Robert Gagel, 73, of Floyds Knobs, Indiana, passed away peacefully on August 7, 2019, surrounded by his loved ones. He was originally from Valley Station, Kentucky, and was a 1964 graduate of Valley High School. Vernon was a devoted father, grandfather and brother. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War, and retired from Cardinal Lithographing after more than 40 years. He was also a member of the NRA. Vernon loved his family, traveling, farming, gardening, pets, and the Old West. He is preceded in death by his wife, Sandie Foust-Gagel; his parents, Herman W. Gagel Sr. and Nealie B. Gagel; three sisters, Alvenia M. Erickson, Mildred J. Cook and Alice E. Hendley; and two brothers, Herman W. Gagel and Delbert L. Gagel.
Survivors include his three daughters, Regina Dalton (Patrick), Amanda Main (Leighton) and Tabitha Lewis (Tommy); stepchildren Michael Walker (Bridgette) and Jamie Heinz (Frank); and eight grandchildren, Austin, Alaina, Presley, Aidan, Bode, Lauren, Lindsay and Andrew. He is also survived by two brothers, James W. Gagel (Rosie) and Henry M. Gagel (Pam); sister, Violet M. Hendley; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held Monday, August 12, 2019, from 2 to 6 p.m. at Naville & Seabrook Funeral Home, 1119 East Market Street, New Albany, Indiana, 47150. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests gifts be made to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Published on August 9, 2019


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