Samuel A. McPherson of Groveland died Feb. 10. He was 72.
Born Feb. 7, 1942, in Indianapolis, he was the son of the late Emmett and Amanda Katherine Ray McPherson.
Mr. McPherson graduated from George Washington High School. He served as a police officer with the Indianapolis Police Department for 20 years, retiring in 1985. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police, Greencastle Masonic Lodge 47, Phi Delta Kappa Fraternity in Danville, and the former Groveland Presbyterian Church.
He was an avid Hoosier fan who loved the outdoors.
Survivors include his sons, David (Terri) McPherson of Groveland, Rick (Michelle) McPherson of Shelbyville; daughter, Lynnette Walker of Indianapolis; brother, Mick McPherson of Gosport; former spouse, Linda McPherson; grandchildren, Brandy Reynolds, Samantha (Bob) Robichaud, Matthew McPherson, Cameron McPherson; great granddaughter, Sierra Ballard, and companion, Rosie Zellers.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth McPherson; and grandson, Joshua McPherson.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Feb. 15 in Baker Funeral Home in Danville. Burial will be in Bainbridge Cemetery.
A Masonic service will be held at 10:30 a.m. and visitation at 11 a.m. on the day of the service in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Fallen Heroes or the donor’s favorite charity.
Online condolences may be made on the website at www.bakerfuneralservice.com.