WOLCOTTVILLE — Hugh G. Brill, 95, of Wolcottville, Ind., died Sunday, May 11, 2014, at Miller's Merry Manor in LaGrange, Ind.
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Mr. Brill was born on November 15, 1918, in Wolcottville, Ind., to Russell R. and Amy A. (Gordon) Brill.
Living his lifetime in LaGrange County, he was a farmer. He was also a foreman at the LaGrange County Highway Department for many years, retiring in 1985.
He was a United States Army veteran having served in World War II.
Mr. Brill was a member of the Wolcottville United Methodist Church and a lifetime member of the American Legion Post #110 of Wolcottville.
On August 12, 1942 in Salinas, Calif., he married Donnabelle (Eshelman) Brill. She preceded him in death on July 12, 2010.
Surviving are a daughter, Jane A. Brill of Wolcottville; two sons and two daughters-in-law, Barry L. Brill of Wolcottville, Jeffrey L. and Donita Brill Wolcottville, and Sue Brill of Wolcottville; three grandchildren and their spouses, Scott and Shelley Brill of Wolcottville, Staci and Brad Witte of Okawville, Ill., and Evan and Linda Brill of Louisville, Ky.; six great-grandchildren; and a brother and sister-in-law, Bobbie and Naomi Brill of LaGrange, Ind.
He was also preceded in death by his parents; a son, Stephen H. Brill on August 15, 2002; and a great-grandson, Connor S. Witte on March 1, 2010.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 17, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Frurip-May Funeral Home with the Rev. Jack Thomas officiating.
Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery in Wolcottville, Ind., with military graveside services conducted by the LaGrange American Legion Post #215.
Visitation will be on Saturday at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the service time at 2 p.m.
Memorials may be made to either Wolcottville United Methodist Church or Honor Flight Northeast Indiana.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.fruripmayfuneralhome.com.
Frurip-May Funeral Home
309 W. Michigan LaGrange, IN 46761
Published in KPCNews on May 15, 2014