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January 29, 2013

Charles Lewis ‘Speedy’ Very, 66; of Sellersburg

Funeral services for Charles Lewis “Speedy” Very, 66, of Sellersburg, will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at Newcomer Funeral Home, New Albany, with burial in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park, New Albany. He died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at his home with his family by his side.

He was born April 24, 1946, to the late Frank and Naomi Bline Very. He was a graduate of Charlestown High School. He worked in maintenance at the General Mills Pillsbury Plant in New Albany for 41 years until he retired. He was an avid bowler and enjoyed participating in several leagues over the years. He had the most fun taking gambling trips with his wife, Dianne, where they visited many casinos all over the United States.

Survivors include his loving wife, Dianne Livers Very; children, Joy Very, Amy Very, Christopher Livers and his wife, Veronica, and Aaron Gore; sister, Pearl Kannapel; brothers, Frank Very and his wife, Jen, Stephen Very and his wife, Charlotte; grandchildren, Charlee Ann Very, Christopher Nathaniel, Samuel Brendan, and Logan Isaac Livers. Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister, Phyllis Very; and his former wife, Fleeta Very.

Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home.

Memorial Expressions can be made to the Brown Cancer Center Developmental Office, 529 S. Jackson Street, Louisville, KY 40202.

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