Marlin Oakley "Mo" Means, age 90, of Anderson passed away on Saturday, August 7, 2021, at his residence following recent health issues. He was born on April 26, 1931, in Baylis, IL, the son of John and Violee (Ayers) Means.
Mo served our country in the United States Navy during the Korean War from 1948 to 1957. On April 26, 1986, Mo married Dixie (Collins) Means and they shared over 35 years of marriage.
Mo founded and managed Means Engineering for ten years before passing his expertise along to his son. He was a member of the American Legion, the Masonic Lodge, and Crossroads Methodist Church in Anderson. Mo was an avid gardener and enjoyed tinkering with challenging projects. He enjoyed horses, traveling in his RV, boating, and most of all, Mo loved spending time with his family.
Mo is survived by his loving wife, Dixie Means of Anderson; son, Mo (wife Tammy) Means of Frankton; and their children, Nancy (husband Jim) Green of Fishers, Sarah (husband James Ryan) Oberhellman of McCordsville, Cooper (wife Michaela) Means of Frankton, and Jessie (husband Ryan) Haney of Frankton; daughter, Sheralyn (husband Tommy) Dailey of Sicklerville, NJ; and their children, Keith Dailey of Philadelphia, PA, Kimberly Dailey of Philadelphia, PA, Daniel (wife Donnamarie) Dailey of Lititz, PA, and Colleen Dailey of Sicklerville, NJ; brother, Jack Means of Newport Beach, CA; twenty-one great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces, and nephews.
Mo was preceded in death by his parents, John and Violee Means; infant son Joseph Means; brothers, Delton and Leroy Means; sister, Marge Nagle; and grandson David Dailey.
Visitation will be held from 2 pm to 4 pm on Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at Harper & Dunnichay Funeral Home, 305 East Sigler Street Frankton, IN 46044. A funeral service to honor Mo's life will be at 4 pm on Tuesday at the funeral home with Pastor Rick Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the K Of P I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Frankton with military honors.
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