Denis C. Flora, 77, of Plainfield, passed away surrounded by loving family members on Nov. 14, 2023.
He was born on Sept. 16, 1946, in Belen, N.M., to the late Robert and Veda Flora.
Denis was a United States Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War. He received his bachelor’s degree from Indiana State and later went on to pursue his master’s at Purdue University.
Denis was the former owner of D&E Machine and the current owner of Cushman Capers.
He belonged to the Cushman Club of America, Hoosier Cushman Club and Southeastern Cushman Club. Denis enjoyed riding his Cushman motor scooter and making parts to the scooter that are no longer made for public purchasing. He loved being a sheltie dog rescue owner.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Sara Ledgerwood.
Survivors include his loving wife, Jo Flora; son Jeffery Flora; stepdaughter Allison Boehm (Hailey Crosby); sister Carolyn Ledgerwood; brothers David (Bonnie) and Norman Flora; grandchildren Alexa (Jacob) Ayres and Brandon and Jaylen Boehm; and great-grandchildren Ayden and Sebastian Ayres.
Funeral services will be Thursday, Nov. 16 at 1 p.m. at Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home, where friends may visit from 11 a.m. until the time of service at 1 p.m. Burial will follow at Maple Hill Cemetery.