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William Thiel Honnold, 77, of Pendleton, Ind., passed away Aug. 1st, 2016, at IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.
Bill was born in Chrisman, Ill., on April 7, 1939, the sixth child and first boy to Paul and Louise (Thiel) Honnold.
He graduated Chrisman High School in 1957 and joined the U.S. Navy. Bill was a Vietnam War veteran, having served as a corpsman for a Marine battalion in-country. He retired from the U.S. Navy in September 1986.
Bill was a lifelong Cubs fan, enjoyed visiting his family and hometown any chance he got, and always held true to his deep love of family and country.
Left to cherish Bill's memory are his wife of 57 years, Eva Ann Honnold; son, Andrew Honnold (children: Zachary, Blake); daughters, Amanda (Timothy) Sears (children: Brendan, Haley), Debra (Tony) Charlton (children: Scott, Joseph, Anthony), Heather True (children: Regan, Payton); great-grandchildren, Livian and Josie; siblings, Wilma McCann, Lydia (Richard) Fonner, Pauline (Eugene) Craig, Marie (Robert) Clark, Mary Sue (Robert) Randall, Robert (Lila) Honnold, James (Karen) Honnold; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Preceding Bill in death were his parents and his brother, Tom Honnold.
Published on August 2, 2016
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