Avery Clinton Legan,
age 38 of Bristol, IN, passed away on September 12, 2020.
He was born on
December 8, 1981, in Valparaiso, IN, to Frank and Noreen (Meierkort) Legan.
Avery is survived
by his mother, Noreen Legan; fiance,
Heather Nihart; daughter, Temperance Nihart; step-son, Casey Balser,
brothers, Frank (Renee) Legan, Jebediah (Naomi) Legan; sisters, J.R. Steele,
Laura (Matt) Schulze, Sandra (Tom) Gazler, Donna (Martin) Smith and Darla
Slickton; nephew, Ashton; nieces, Skye and McKenna and many other nieces and
nephews and great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in
death by his father, Frank Legan and sister, Noreen Legan.
Avery loved to
cook, grow mushrooms and garden. He was very active outdoors where he was a
runner and he enjoyed bicycling and taking hikes on the beach. Avery played
all kinds of instruments like the guitar, piano and drums and he was an avid
music lover. He never knew a stranger and was very generous and help anyone
he could. Avery was very invested in being the best father to Temperance and
would share his knowledge and really gave himself to her and Heather. He was
a loving son, fiancˇ, father, brother and uncle and will be deeply missed.
will be held on Friday, September 18, 2020, at 11:00 a.m., at Edmonds &
Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304 with Pastor Allen
Wright officiating. Burial to take place at Chesterton Cemetery.
Visitation will be
held on Thursday, September 17, 2020, from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the
may be made to the family for funeral expenses.
may be made to the family at www.ee-fh.com