Floyd Leslie Demoret

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Floyd Leslie Demoret, 84, of Crawfordsville, passed away early morning May 22, 2015 at Hendricks County Regional Hospital in Danville.

He was the husband of Jeannie Demoret. They shared 31 years of marriage together.

Born in Montgomery County, he was the son of Forrest and Gladys Douglas Demoret.

He attended school in the Waynetown area. He was employed by RR Donnelly and Sons where he worked as a custodian and retired after 37 years of service.

He was an avid horse racing fan, he spent most of his time in or around the racing scene. In earlier years he competed in harness horse racing as a sulky cart driver and would often work the gates on the track or at the fairgrounds. He loved traveling to surrounding area county fairs and the State Fair, spending hours at the horse barns checking out horses and talking with owners and riders.

He rarely missed attending the annual Donnelly Family Picnic at Indiana Beach. He would catch up with latest news from everyone and boarding the Madam Carol for the usual boat trip.

He enjoyed long car rides along the country roads taking in the scenery, fishing with family and friends, and listening to the banjo picking bluegrass bands.

He is survived by wife, Jeannie Demoret; children Phyllis (Gary) West, Regina (Mohammed) Brady, James (Carry) Smith of Eversport, Ind., Paula Demoret and Thomas (Karen) Burks; grandchildren Jennifer (Patrick) Busenbark, Clinton (Alana) West, Drew Demoret, Dustin Demoret and Britni Burks; great-grandchildren, Skymerae Burks, Nickolas Busenbark, Brennden Busenbark, Reese Busenbark, Destiny West, Raelyn West, Kierra Gill and Emmett Jones; nephews Steve Demoret and Dick Demoret, and former wife Hazel Bedwell Staggs.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sons Michael R. Demoret and John H. Smith and siblings Norman (Mary) Demoret, Clarence (Thelma) Demoret, Betty (Paul) Demoret Redmon and Ruby Demoret.

A memorial service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday, June 8 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 110 S. Blair St., Crawfordsville, with Pastor Chris Renick officiating. Visitation will be from 12-3 p.m.

Interment will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery mausoleum.

Memorial contributions may be made to Indiana Horse Rescue, 916 S. Prairie Ave, Frankfort, IN 46041.

Online condolences may be left at www.huntandson.com.