Patricia M. "Patty" (Hardiman) Creech

January 4, 1948 ~ June 2, 2018 (age 70)

Patricia M. (Hardiman) Creech, 70, of Princeton, passed away Saturday, June 2, 2018 at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville, IN. She was born January 4, 1948 to Delbert and Barbara J. (Dottie Hardiman) Chavis. She graduated from Princeton Community High School and continued her education at Lockyear in Danville, IL, graduating with a Business Degree. She was employed with Potter & Brumfield for 27 years, until they closed. She then was employed with Gibson General Hospital. Before retirement in 2017, she was GGH employee of the year, which she was very proud of.

She is survived by her mother, Barbara Chavis of Ft. Wayne; sons, Casey L. Ford (Janet) of Princeton, John Creech of Butt, Montana; daughters, Mariaha McAlister of Ft. Lipton, Colorado and Rita Miller of Montana; brothers, Elbert E. Chavis of Princeton, Shelby Roberts of Kalamazoo, Michigan and Delbert Kearns of New York; sisters, Sondra (Hardiman) Segura, Delberta Hardiman, Janet (Chavis) Dougan and Melodie Chavis; grandchildren, Zack, Ashley and Casey Jo Hutton; great grandson, Darrius Hutton; and several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her father; brother, Kenneth Hardiman; and her husband and love of her life, Arnold Creech.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton, IN, officiated by Elder James Wilkerson Jr. Burial will follow in Sand Hill Cemetery, Lyles Station, near Princeton. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Colvin Funeral Home.

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