March 30, 1955 - May 16, 2021
GREENFIELD - Gregory Chaney, age 66, of Greenfield, passed away Sunday, May 16, 2021, at AMG Specialty Hospital at Hancock Regional following complications from open heart surgery. He was born in Anderson on March 30, 1955 to Phillip and Phyllis (Shrout) Chaney. He graduated from Madison Heights High School in 1973 and received a degree in chemistry from Rose Hulman. On May 6, 1978, Greg married Janet (Brooks) Chaney in Anderson. Greg worked for Vertellus Specialties as a research and development chemist for 44 years before retirement. He was a loving husband and father and known to many in the community due to his many interests and involvement in local clubs. He was a dedicated Christian who was active in the church. He served on the board of elders for many years and served as the sound technician for most of his adult life. Greg was an avid photographer and was well known as one of the “official” bald eagle photographers in Greenfield. He also enjoyed geek culture all throughout his life and enjoyed attending all kinds of local conventions, even up to the day of his surgery. Greg was also a lover of computers and was an original member of the Commodore 64 club in Indianapolis. He was a longtime Ham Radio operator (callsign N9MOX) and weather spotter, known for his Greenfield weather camera often seen on Fox 59. Greg also enjoyed kite flying and woodworking. He is survived by his loving wife, Janet (Brooks) Chaney; daughter, Kathleen Chaney; brother, Doug Chaney; niece, Amanda Reeder (Wayne); nephew, Dylan Chaney; several great nieces and nephews; and many other extended family members and close friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Phillip and Phyllis Chaney; and great niece, Lacee Reeder. Visitation will be held on Sunday, May 23, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory, 1484 W. US Hwy. 40, Greenfield, IN 46140. A funeral service will be held on Monday, May 24, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. also at the mortuary. Pastor Chris Braschler will be officiating. Burial will follow at Anderson Memorial Park in Anderson. Per the family’s request, please wear a mask and practice social distancing. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made by mail to the New Life Christian Fellowship, 1574 IN-234, Fortville, IN 46040, or envelopes will be available at the mortuary. Friends may share a memory or condolence at www.erleweinmortuary.com.
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