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William 'Bill' R. Perdue Jan. 17, 1946 - Feb. 10, 2018

William “Bill” R. Perdue, 72, of Banquo, died in his home at 3:07 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. He was born in Marion on Jan. 17, 1946, to the late Raymond and Ruth (Pfeiffer) Perdue.

Bill retired from Foster-Forbes, where he was a mold maker. He loved his grandchildren and was always doing something with them. He was interested in anything that pertained to Corvettes, and he was an avid sports fan. He especially followed the Purdue Boilermakers, New York Yankees, and Indianapolis Colts. Bill attended Christland United Methodist Church in Marion.

He is survived by his children, Kyle (Renee) Perdue, Andrews, and Joe (Toni) Perdue, Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Cody, Emily, and Ryan Perdue; sister, Judy (Paul) Whitehurst, W.Va.; niece, Kimberly (Crist) Dauberman, Va.; nephew, Brad (Heather) Whitehurst; and several cousins.

The family will receive visitors from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, 1341 N. Baldwin Ave., Marion, Ind.

Services to celebrate Bill’s life will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Grant Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Christland United Methodist Church, 721 E. Charles St., Marion, Ind. 46952.

Online condolences may be made at www.nswcares.com.