William "Bill"'s Story

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William "Bill" Hagler, 58 of Danville, passed away on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at his home. Per his wishes, Bill will be cremated and a public memorial will be held at a date yet to be determined.
Bill was born on December 31, 1958 in Danville to Edwin and Patricia (Henry) Hagler. He attended St. Paul and Schlarman schools, graduating in 1977 and later attending culinary school in New York. Bill was well known throughout the area for his culinary skills and accomplishments at places such as The Moose, The Danville Elks, Jocko's, Danville Boat Club, Danville Country Club, and The Vermillion Hills Country Club. In his free time you could often find him working in his yard, having a cold one, and loving on his dogs, especially Indiana Jones.
Bill leaves behind his siblings: Becky (Hagler) Blundy, Anita "Nikki" Hagler, and David Hagler, and many nieces, nephews, and close friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother-in-law David Blundy.
Bill lived his life following the statement: "Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass. It's about learning how to dance in the rain..." by Vivian Greene.
Messages and memories may be left on our website at www.papefuneral.com or on the Pape Family Funeral Home Facebook page. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Bill's name to an organization of the donor's choice.
Published on September 8, 2017
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