William Detwiler Sr.

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William Farmer Detwiler, 74, of Shelbyville, passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Bill died at Baptist East Hospital in Louisville. Tommie Detwiler was with him as he passed away.

Bill was born on November 11, 1944, in Shelbyville, to the late Dr. Daniel K. and Mary Detwiler. He was a graduate of Eminence High School and Western Kentucky University, and was a retired guidance counselor at Shelby County High School. He was a member of the Eminence Christian Church.

Bill was preceded in death by his brother, Daniel "Skip" Detwiler, and his sister, Bettie Detwiler, and is survived by one daughter, Lisa Detwiler Waldron (Randall), and two sons, William Farmer Detwiler, Jr., and James Daniel Detwiler (Meredith), as well as one brother, Robert Detwiler, and six granddaughters: Kathryn Waldron, Marianna Waldron, Olivia Waldron, Isabella Detwiler, Eden Detwiler, and Joelle Detwiler; and also former spouses Tommie Detwiler, and Marcy Dezern and her children and grandchildren.

Bill chose to be cremated and there will be a memorial service on Saturday, April 13, at 11:00 AM at the Eminence Christian Church; visitation is from 9:00-11:00 AM. Afterwards, there will be a private graveside ceremony for family. Memorial donations can be made to Eminence Christian Church.

For years, Bill was a member of the Eminence Optimist Club, and he enjoyed golf, fishing, trips to Gulf Shores, AL with friends, and putzing about in the kitchen. Bill also loved to spend time with his friends at the Eminence Dairy Queen and McDonald's where we know he will be missed.
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Cremation Society Of Kentucky
4059 Shelbyville Rd
Louisville, KY 40207
(502) 897-5898
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Published in The Sentinel-News from Apr. 9 to Apr. 10, 2019
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