William 'Chip' Austin Agnew, Jr.
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It's the Lord's turn to try to keep up with William "Chip" Austin Agnew Jr.'s antics now.
Bill "Chip" Agnew Jr., father, son, grandfather, friend, adventurer and comedian passed away on October 14, 2013, at the age of 58, however, his legacy will live on in the memories and stories he inspired. Living a full life of laughter, love, and adventure, he was constantly surrounded by the things that made him happiest.
Born and raised in Evansville, Ind., he quickly discovered a passion for extreme sports. From racing motorcycles, go carts, and sailboats, he excelled and won countless first place trophies and season championships in each sport. He served as an instructor for USI's sailing school and shared his love for adventure and encouraged everyone in his world to embrace life to the fullest.
So much more than a motorcyclist and a sailor, Bill "Chip" A. Agnew, Jr. was a successful industrial salesman who had a passion for his work and a comedian who enjoyed bringing a smile to the face of everyone he met. With a vivacious sense of humor, unique outlook, and a zest for living, he lived a full and spirited life. A loving father, wonderful son and brother, caring Papaw, and fun-loving friend, he brought a joy and undeniable delight to his loved ones that will never be forgotten.
Bill "Chip" A. Agnew, Jr. is survived by parents, William A. and Joyce A. Agnew; mother, Delores "Dee" Agnew; daughters, Meghan Olds, and son-in-law, J. Christopher Olds, and Emily Agnew; stepbrother, Scott Brown;, grandson, Austin Lee Olds; sweetheart, Betsy Hopkins, and close friend and mother to their children, Kathy A. Agnew. He is preceded in death by Carl C. and Juanita Kurtz.
A celebration of his life will be held at Boone Funeral Home - East Chapel, 5330 Washington Avenue, Evansville, Ind., on Friday October 18, 2013 from 3 to 7 p.m. with the service to follow.
Condolences may be made to the family online at boonefuneralhome.net
Memorial contributions can be made in his honor to the Easter Seals Rehabilitation Center, 3701 Bellemeade Avenue, Evansville, IN 47714.
Boone Funeral Home - Evansville
5330 Washington Avenue
Evansville, IN 47715
Published in Courier Press on Oct. 17, 2013