Harold "Bud" D. Merchant
Harold (Bud) D. Merchant of Cataract passed away peacefully at home with his wife of 64 years by his side on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. Bud was born in Maxwell, IN to Fred and Lesta Merchant on August 11, 1933. Bud enlisted in the U.S. Army on July 15, 1953 during the Korean War and was with the 7th Armored Division in Germany until honorably discharged. He met the love of his life, Arlene (Davis), and was married at the Christian Church in Fortville, IN on January 21, 1957. He loved the area around Cataract Falls and moved there with his family in 1971. He was a heavy equipment operator for several contractors in Indianapolis and retired at 62 as a loader operator for France Stone in...