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Augustus Adolph Kissee Jr.

August 25, 1947 ~ May 26, 2019 (age 71)
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Augustus "Gus" Adolph Kissee Jr., age 71, of Indianapolis, passed away on Sunday, May 26, 2019. He was born August 25, 1947 in Indianapolis to the late Augustus Adolph and Maxine Mae (Chastain) Kissee Sr.

Gus is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Mildred Rosemary (Myers) Kissee; son, Adam A. (wife Ali) Kissee; daughter, April M. (husband Darrel) Keith; sister, Sharon Smith; and grandchildren, Britney Adams, Dylan Kissee, Michael Fitzgerald, and Austin Yates.

Gus served with the Marine Corps in the Vietnam War. He was an active volunteer with the Marine Corps Toys for Tots program. He graduated from Arsenal Technical High School, where he eventually returned and taught a printing course. He was a business owner. He enjoyed camping, jeeping, and spending time with his family and friends. He is loved and greatly missed by all who knew him.


The visitation will be held Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 3 - 5:30 pm, followed by a service at 5:30 pm and Celebration of Life event after 6 pm at the Marine Corps League, 550 S. Audubon Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46219.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to:

Honor Flight, Inc. -

175 South Tuttle Road

Springfield, OH 45505



PO Box 180

Franklin NC 28744


Semper Fi Fund -

825 College Blvd, Suite 102

PMB 609

Oceanside, CA 92057


Marine Toys for Tots Foundation -

Gift Processing Administrator

18251 Quantico Gateway Drive

Triangle, VA 22172

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