Andy Reneer, 79, of Princeton, passed away Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at his home. He was born May 12, 1942 in Gibson County to the late Eldo and Ruby (Harvey) Reneer and was a lifetime area resident. Andy was an at home mechanic, served on the Princeton Police Department for 10 years (1960’s-1970’s) and retired in 1996 from Amax Coal-Keensburg Mine and was a member of the United Mine Workers of America.
He is survived by his wife, Sherry (Peterson) Reneer of Princeton; a son, Harold W. “Tank” Reneer (Stephanie) and a daughter, Debby Reneer all of Princeton; 4 step daughters, Denise Adams (John) and Angie Lockard all of Mt. Carmel, IL, Rachel Robling of Princeton and April Meade (Clint) of Patoka; 3 grandchildren, Brooke Schafer (Kyle), Morgan Winschief (Branden) and Brogan Reneer; 3 great grandchildren, Luke and Decker Schafer and Remington Winschief; step grandchildren, John Adams (Jennifer), Cori Stringfellow (Brandon), B J McGowen, Tyler and Zach Robling, Raven Lockard and Clayton Meade; step great grandchildren, Emma, Grace, Addison and John III Adams; River, Lawson and Wrenley Rose; Axel, Annabella and Aubrey McGowen; and Brooklyn and Harlee Robling.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Curt and William Reneer and a sister, Marada Willis.
A funeral service will be held at 11 am Saturday, December 18, 2021 at Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton, with Pastor Kevin Wilson officiating. Interment will follow at Shiloh Cemetery near Hazleton. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 pm Friday, December 17th and again on Saturday from 10 am until the hour of service at the funeral home.
For those who wish, memorials may be made to The Isaiah 1:17 Project, 117 N. Hart St., Princeton, IN 47670. Envelopes will also be available at Colvin’s.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.colvinfuneralhome.com. Colvin Funeral Home is honored to serve the Reneer family.