William Taggart Cline
80, died Monday, July 16, 2012 following a long illness. He was a life-long resident of Indianapolis.
He retired in 1989 from American Fletcher National Bank as Vice President in charge of Consumer Loans and Community Reinvestment.
Mr. Cline was a graduate of Park School, Indianapolis, Belmont Hill Academy, Boston, MA and Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, where he was a member of the Alpha Chapter of Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity.
He was an army veteran of the Korean War serving in Seoul, Korea.
He served as board member and president of Consumer Credit Counseling of Central Indiana and of the Better Business Bureau as well as the Eastside Community Investments and Metropolitan Area Citizens Organization.
Mr. Cline was a member and officer of the American Banking Association, and the Consumer Bankers Association.
He was a member of Second Presbyterian Church, Contemporary Club, Woodstock and Dramatic Clubs, and Grand Harbor Club in Vero Beach, Florida.
He is survived by his wife of twenty-one years, Anne Weddle (Wahle) Cline; a sister Katherine (Brent) Loeloff, Elgin, IL; four children: Jane (David) Ferguson, St. Petersburg, FL, Katheryn (Jeffrey) Waltman, Indianapolis, Mark T. (Colleen) Cline, Indianapolis, Thomas F. Cline, Tampa, FL; thirteen grandchildren and four great grandchildren; three step children: Elizabeth (Riordon) Smith, Providence, RI, Charles J. (Beth) Wahle, Boston, MA, Curtis L. (Debra) Wahle, Livingston, NJ and eight step grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William F. Wiggins and Florence Taggart Wiggins Cline, a brother Stephen T. Cline, and a son William T. Cline, Jr.
A service of remembrance will be held at Second Presbyterian Church on Monday, July 23 at 11:30am. Visitation with family and friends will be 9:30am at the church until the time of the service and the preceding evening from 4:00-6:00pm.
Memorial contributions may be made to Second Presbyterian Church, 7700 N. Meridian, Indianapolis, IN 46260 or to Heartland Hospice Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 10086, Toledo, OH 43699.
The family wishes to thank each and every caregiver including the doctors and nurses and all of the staff at Carmel Care, Rittenhouse, and Heartland Hospice who have skillfully and lovingly cared for Bill these past many months.