DOWNING, HENRY WILLIAM "BILL" JR., 87, of Louisville, passed away Friday, October 18, 2013.
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He was a Navy World War II Veteran, served on the Destroyer Escort USS Sims. Retired self employed painter. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He loved the outdoors, the K&I Four Wheelers Club, fishing and KY Cutlery.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Ruth (Brunner) Downing; children, Donna Tindall (Arthur), Denise Smith and Glendon Downing; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was cremated and there will be no service. Arrangements were entrusted to Ratterman Funeral Home, 3711 Lexington Rd., in St. Matthews.
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Published in The Courier-Journal on Oct. 20, 2013