Obituary: William “Bill” Waggoner


CIC COM 0124 Obit Waggoner

William “Bill” Waggoner, 94, of Carmel, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Jan. 14. He was born on Aug. 30, 1922, the son of S.F. and Sylvia Waggoner.

He was a 1940 graduate of Northside High School in Fort Wayne. Bill was a World War II Navy veteran, having served on a minesweeper. Bill was an ardent fan of the Cincinnati Reds, Indianapolis Colts and the Indiana Pacers.

In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his wife, Ilene Jane; sister, LaVonne; and brothers, Dick and Jack.

Survivors include daughter, Linda (Gary); grandchildren, Heather (Brock), Pamela (Ryan); great-grandchildren, Lily and Beck.

Family and friends will gather at 5 p.m. Jan. 17 with the funeral service beginning at 7 p.m. in Bussell Family Funerals, Carmel-Westfield. Burial will take place in Concordia Cemetery Gardens in Fort Wayne.