|Birth: ||Dec. 18, 1938|
|Death: ||Jun. 26, 2012|
LANGE, WILLIAM E. "BILL," 73, passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2012 peacefully at home surrounded by his family .
He was a class of 1956 graduate of Flaget H.S., where he earned a football scholarship to the University of Louisville. It was his love of football that led him to his long and successful career in officiating. He is a Hall of Fame member of the Kentuckiana Football Officials Association. He officiated NCAA Division I Football, United States Football League, Arena Football League, and is a member of the Southern Independent Collegiate Officials Association, USSA Softball Officials Association, Flaget Alumni Association, St. Lawrence Parish, St. Lawrence Seniors, and Portland A.C. He retired from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office and is a member of the F.O.P. He served in the Army Reserve 1958 - 1961.
He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Patricia Malone Lange; his children, Laura Rosado (John), Lisa Lange, Pam Gregory (Andy), Mike Lange (Susie); and brother, Louie Lange; seven grandchildren, Jessica and Patti Woods, Shannon Clayton (Mark) and Nick Rosado, Jake, Travis and Allie Gregory; two great-grandchildren, Ava and Dylan.
Funeral Service will be held 10 a.m. Friday at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 1925 Lewiston Dr. with Cremation to follow. Friends may call at Ratterman Grand Chapels, 4832 Cane Run Road, 12:30-8 p.m. Thursday.
DOB suggested by Find A Grave contributor KATHY 47029945.
Published in The Courier-Journal on June 27, 2012.
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
Created by: Gary Powell
Record added: Jun 27, 2012
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