William James Waymire Sr.

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ALEXANDRIA [mdash] William James Waymire Sr., 78, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, at Community Hospital of Anderson following a brief illness.
William was born in Elwood on April 24, 1940, and was a lifetime resident of the Alexandria area. He attended Alexandria High School. He met his high school sweetheart at a New Year's skating party at the Alexandria skating rink. They were married on Sept. 13, 1958, in her parents' home in Elwood. He was employed for more than 32 years before retiring from the trucking industry, working for Brada Miller and Central Transport.
He lived his life enjoying hunting, traveling with his wife through 44 states on their motorcycle and spending their winters in either Florida or Arizona.
Bill was a member of the Frankton United Methodist Church and Teamster's Local 135.
Survivors include his loving wife of 60 years, Zona (Hickman) Waymire; three children, Sheril (Rob) Tuttle, Michelle (Gary) Reichart and William J. (Vonda) Waymire II; 14 grandchildren;
22 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Sherman and Pauline (Ward) Waymire; granddaughter, Shelby Tuttle; brothers, Glenn Waymire and Jack Waymire; and sister, Sondra Kay Waymire Hoskins.
Services honoring William's life and legacy will take place at 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, at Noffze Funeral Home, 501 N. Harrison St., Alexandria, with Pastor Nathan Whybrew officiating. Interment will follow in Forrestville Cemetery in Boone Township.
Friends may call at the Noffze Funeral Home from 11 a.m. Friday prior to the services.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Heart Association or the Frankton United Methodist Church through the funeral home.
Noffze Funeral Home is honored to care for Bill and the Waymire family.
Online condolences: owensmemorialservices.com.
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Published on January 16, 2019
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