May 13, 2022

Born in: Newport News, VA
Resided in: Owensville, IN

Kerry L. Overton, 50, of Owensville, IN went to be with the Lord May 13, 2022. He was born in Newport News, VA to David Lee Overton and C. Marie Overton. Kerry attended and graduated from Gibson Southern High School in 1989, then furthered his education at Purdue University earning his BS in 1993, and finally earning his Masters at University of Dayton in 2003. He married his best friend Anne July 3, 2001 and was blessed with two children. Kerry was an Area Business Manager for Bayer Crop Science for 6 years with 29 years experience in the Ag industry. He volunteered at the Ronald McDonald House and served as a Precinct Committeeman for Gibson County. Kerry proudly served as a deacon for First Baptist Church Princeton and taught Sunday school. He enjoyed produce farming, bee keeping, being a tough opponent in pickle ball, and most importantly spending time with his children. Kerry gave his final gift in life with the gift of organ donation.

He was preceded in death by his father David Overton; uncle Gordon Overton; and aunt Wanda Plummer.

Kerry is survived by his wife of 20 years, Anne; children Isabelle and Simon Overton, mother C. Marie Overton; siblings Gayle (Mark) Lundtvedt, Dawn (Henry) Archer, Kim (Dave) Singleton, Kevin (Pom) Hallett, and David (Missy) Hallett.

Holder’s Funeral Home is honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Overton. Visitation will be held Friday, May 20, 2022 at First Baptist Church 800 W. Faith Blvd in Princeton from 10-1p. Funeral will be held Friday at 1pm and burial at Saulmon Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to First Baptist Church of Princeton, PO Box 518 Owensville, IN 47665.


Visitation: May 20, 2022 10:00 am - May 20, 2022 1:00 pm

First Baptist Church Princeton
800 W. Faith Blvd
Princeton, IN

Funeral: May 20, 2022 1:00 pm - May 20, 2022 2:00 pm

First Baptist Church Princeton
800 W. Faith Blvd
Princeton, IN

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  1. Will miss you on the fields of Gettysburg and Montana, dear friend. Will meet you over the next hill, Kerry.

  2. Kerry
    I’ll always remember our families gathering at Grandma and Grandpa Overton’s house. I’ll cherish those memories.

  3. Very sorry to hear about the loss of Kerry. I enjoyed coaching him in high school football. He was a outstanding individual. 9

  4. Kerry was always willing to help, genuinely cared about his co-workers, and was always welcoming to his team. He will be greatly missed. Thank you for your advise and guidance.

  5. Last time we met, I remember how patient he was in dealing with my poor English. I also remember his big smile and enthusiasm sharing his experiences and views with us. I have faith we will meet again.
    My prayers go to his family and friends.

  6. I enjoyed very much the discussions I had with Kerry. He was kind and patient.
    My thoughts and prayers go to Anne, Isabelle, Simon and family. May God bless you and grant you His peace until we all meet again in the Resurrection.

  7. Last week at the church, Kerry presented my son Rui with a certificate from the Iwana’s club and another from Sunday school. Kerry has also been mentoring Rui in their shared hobby, raising bees. We are very grateful to you and pray for your family and friends.

  8. Kerry used a phrase that I said to him once when he asked me how I was doing. My response was “better than I deserve”. He’s now in glory for his humble faith. Hopefully his family has comfort in his faith and they’ll see him again!

  9. Kerry was a man of high integrity and faith. It was a true pleasure to have had the opportunity to know and work with him. My deepest condolences to the family, and my family and I will continue to pray for them.

  10. My prayers are with his family. I was Kerry’s pastor in Missouri for a year before the family moved to Indiana. Kerry was a devoted believer in Christ, a committed member of our church, and leader of a wonderful family. For this pastor, he was a true blessing from God.

  11. I met Kerry when he came to France. The contact was immediately easy with someone very smiling, friendly and especially very paternal.
    Kerry is someone we can’t forget.
    My thoughts go to Anne, Isabelle, Simon and the whole familly.
    Heartfelt condolences.

  12. Kerry was a wonderful colleague, a true leader and always a role model. My deepest condolences to his family.

  13. Kerry was a wonderful colleague, a true leader My thoughts and prayers go to his Family.
    He will truly be missed.
    Shelly Mansker

  14. Kerry was a tremendous colleague and a joy to work with. He always demonstrated compassion, fairness and integrity, and my deepest condolences go out to his family.

  15. Our prayers and heartfelt condolences go out to our family for the loss of Kerry.

  16. What a great picture of our friend, Kerry. I almost feel like he is ready to greet me with his respectful but fun loving greeting; he was one of the first persons in Indiana to call me Ms. Kim. I always loved to be greeted by our friend, Kerry, who was a true hero to our kids and champion of his pastor. To say we will miss our dear deacon can’t begin to convey the ache in our hearts. Our prayers and help are here for Anne, Izzo and Simon. We love you all so much.

  17. I used to work with Kerry and have nothing but pleasant memories of this man. Always hard working, completely compassionate and caring with an unshakable integrity and a hearty laugh. I knew of his faith in Jesus and he was rock solid in living it everyday. My heart goes out to Anne, Isabelle and Simon. He talked about his family incessantly with all the love that he had for you. Your husband, and father, will be sorely missed by you and other congregants in your church home. He is in the presence of Jesus. We will just all have to miss him in the meantime.

  18. So sorry for your loss. Prayers to the family during this difficult time. Kim and Dawn, my friends, especially reaching out to you both. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Don and Barb Barrett.

  19. Kerry was always the first person to greet my family at church. His smile was infectious and warm. He was wise beyond belief, and as humble as a man could ever be. His family is beautiful and a perfect picture of what I believe Christ would want a families to be. I truly know he will forever be in all of our hearts, and his family will always be in our prayers. People like Kerry are truly rare! I am beyond blessed to have known him! I am so sorry for your loss my friends. My heart is with you always.

  20. Ne pouvant être plus près de vous physiquement, sachez que vous êtes très fort dans nos cœurs. Geneviève, Antoine et toute la famille.

  21. I will miss Kerry. Always a joy to visit with wheat her about business, bees, or his family and kids. I pray for peace and understanding for family, as I know where Kerry is today!

  22. We are certain that when Kerry met the Lord he received a “Well done, good and faithful servant!”
    We will miss his genuine kindness and his huge smile anytime we asked “How are Anne and the kids?” This is such a tremendous loss and our prayers are with all of those missing him. Rest in peace, friend…

  23. My deepest condolences to Anne, Isabelle and Simon. Kerry was a wonderful man with an infectious smile, a love for his family, faith and farming and a heart of gold. May he Rest In Peace.

  24. My deepest condolences to Kerry’s family. He was a wonderful supporter of Indiana FFA and the youth that we serve. Prayers for understanding and healing for his family and friends. He will be missed.

  25. Kerry was one of the kindest people I’ve ever met. He truly embodied integrity and so many qualities that are truly rare. I know he’s with the Lord and I’ll always miss him.

  26. Kerry was the light that came into Anne’s life during a difficult time. I think it was a sign that they were meant to be together. He made my friend very happy and for that I will be forever grateful. We are heartbroken for the entire family. Rest in peace.

  27. Kerry was one of a kind. Compassionate, caring and truly loved helping other people. Thank you for everything, even the pep talks. Rest In Peace.

  28. Although I was only able to work with Kerry these past 3 years, Kerry was truly one of the best. He will be missed in agricultural community. Prayers go out to family and friends. Rest in peace, my friend.

  29. Kerry hired me and introduced me to the world of agriculture. When he asked, “How are you doing?” he always truly wanted to know how you were actually doing, what was happening in your life. He wanted the best for people, and had the utmost honesty and integrity. He loved Anne, Isabelle, and Simon so much. A great man I am privileged to have know.

  30. I am so sorry. Kerry was great to work with at Monsanto when we supported UAP/CPS together on their strategic accounts team. He also seemed to be a good father and person in general. He recommended a course that I ended up taking called Getting Things Done by David Allen. What I have learned from that and Kerry has been very useful all these years later. I am thinking of you all.

  31. To the Overton family – much love and peace be with you at this time. Know that you all are in the hearts and prayers of those around you. Kerry was a great guy and I really enjoyed working with him. God Bless you all in your loss.

  32. Kerry was an outstanding brother and well respected alumni of Marwood Cooperative House at Purdue University. He was the person that inspired me to pledge there even though I was already a junior at the time. It turned out to be one of the best decisions I made while attending Purdue. I could always count on seeing him at homecoming as infrequently as I made it back to W. Lafayette. He will be greatly missed.

  33. Anne-
    Je suis profondément attristé et vraiment désolé.
    Mes tres sinceres condoleances à toi et à ta famille


  34. I am so sorry for your loss. Kerry showed the love of God in his every being. We will miss him. My kids just loved him; he will be greatly missed. Your family is important to us. Prayers

  35. Kerry was such a great coworker. I have fond memories of working with him when we were both at Monsanto. We checked in on each other often as our careers advanced over the years.

    This is such a loss. Already miss him.

  36. He always warmly and sincerely greeted me with his firm and steady personality. He was a fair man in every little way. Guided from a light within, he steered himself clear from troubles and many looked to him for advice on that same path. Kerry will be missed by so many.

  37. I’ll never forget how Kerry took a chance on me as a young sales rep. Him seeing potential in me paved the way for so much that I have to be grateful for today. He was a great guy who saw potential in people and knew how to foster it. He will be missed.

  38. Kerry was my pledge trainer at Marwood Cooperative House at Purdue University. We were a bunch of young, impressionable, and of course foolish young kids. We could not have asked for a better leader and friend to guide us through our time at Marwood & Purdue. I was fortunate enough to spend some time with KO this past homecoming. We laughed and joked about the old times. It was a great evening and one I won’t soon forget. He was a great man and will be missed by so many. Rest in peace, my brother.

  39. Your wisdom, compassion and Christ filled spirit will carry through all of the FBC family, what an honor to have known you; heartfelt prayers for Ann, Isabell and Simon, our arms are stretched out for you!

  40. So sorry to find out about losing Kerry. He was a great person and boss. Will miss him so much. My thoughts and prayers to the entire Overton family. Martin

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