Byron “Buz” Boone Carrel, 73, of Indianapolis, IN, peacefully passed away on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at home. He was born on June 2, 1948 in Frankfort, IN to Dr. Francis and Elizabeth Carrel. He graduated from Frankfort High School and attended Vincennes University. In 1968 he joined the United States Marines and served in the Vietnam War from 1968 to 1972. During his service he received the Meritorious Mast Commendation and the National Service Defense, Vietnam Service and Good Conduct Medals. After serving in the Marine Corps he worked in warehouse management and was a member of the Local 716 Teamsters Union. He remained an active member of his local VFW and American Legion throughout his life.
He is survived by his two children, three siblings and their families; his daughter Jennifer Carrel Picerno, her husband Angelo Picerno, and their two sons Santino and Francesco; and his son Mark Carrel and his wife Natasha; his brother Dr. Drew Carrel and wife Sharon, and his sisters Bailey Hindmarch and husband Jack, and Anne Varga and husband Andy, and many nieces, nephews and grand-nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life will be held at a future date.