William W. "Bill" Webb Jr., 61, of North Vernon, passed away at 11:50 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at his residence after a lengthy battle with melanoma.
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Born July 27, 1952, in Seymour, he was the son of William W. Webb Sr. of North Vernon and the late Lula Belle Zornes Webb. He married Susan Monday on Sept. 16, 1989, in Carrollton, Ky. She survives.
William was a 1970 graduate of Jennings County High School and served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War from 1971 to 1973. He was a member of AmVets Post 7 in North Vernon and a former member of the Studebaker Club of America. He was employed at Reliance Electric for 20 years, and he enjoyed gardening, working on old cars and spending time with his family, and he was a strong supporter of the Democrat Party.
Survivors include his wife, Susan; father, William W. Webb Sr., North Vernon; son, Billy Gene Webb, of Fort Collins, Colo.; stepdaughter, Jennifer (Andrew) Hooker, of North Vernon; brother, Wesley David (Patti) Webb, of North Vernon; sister, Vicki Webb, of North Vernon; and three grandchildren, A.J. Hooker, Cloe Sue Hooker and Addison Nicole Hooker, all of North Vernon.
Mr. Webb was preceded in death by his mother, Lula Belle Zornes Webb.
A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Dove-Sharp and Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services with the Rev. Dale Boyd officiating. Burial will be at Vernon Cemetery with full military graveside honors by Matt Hester Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2021.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from noon until time of service Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to the Jennings County Democrat Party.
Published in Tribune from Nov. 24 to Dec. 1, 2013