William Earl Hovious (1922 - 2015)


William Earl Hovious, 93, of Brownstown, died at 6:51 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 17, 2015, at his home.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday at First Christian Church in Brownstown, with the Rev. Kevin Bonifacius officiating. Burial will be in Griffith Cemetery in rural Brownstown, with military rites accorded by VFW Post 9770 of Brownstown. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the church. Memorials: First Christian Church Building Fund. Gieseking-Claggett Funeral Home in Brownstown was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.giesekingfh.com.
Mr. Hovious was born on Friday, March 3, 1922, in Baker Township, Paragon, Ind., the son of William and Blanche Moore Hovious. He married Deanna Kimberlin on Saturday, July 24, 1971, at First Christian Church in Brownstown.
Survivors include his wife; sons, Jim Hovious and his wife Connie of Greenwood, Ind., and Gene Hovious and his wife Carolyn of Martinsville, Ind; and daughter Michele and her husband Jeff Allen of Paris, Ill.
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Published in The Leader-Union from Aug. 18 to Aug. 26, 2015