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William "Bill" J Baurley Veteran

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28 Jan 2024 (aged 83)
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Four Corners, Jennings County, Indiana, USA Add to Map
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William Joseph Baurley, 83, of North Vernon, passed away at 6:05 a.m. on Sunday, January 28, 2024, at Seymour Crossing in Seymour.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 1, 2024, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church Four Corners. Rev. Jerry Byrd will officiate. Burial will be in the St. Joseph's Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. with the recitation of the Rosary at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at Sawyer-Pickett Funeral and Cremation Service.

Born on October 2, 1940, in Hayden, William was the loving son of Paul and Esther (Simmons) Baurley. He was united in marriage to Kathlene Marie Vogel on July 22, 1967 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. She survives.

After graduating in 1959 from Hayden High School where he played on the basketball and baseball teams, William served his country proudly in the United States Air Force from 1959 to 1963 and was stationed in Big Springs, Texas as an Administrative Clerk. He then worked from 1963 to 1996 at Cummins Engineering INC. where he worked on fuel pumps. William was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and St. Mary's Catholic Church. He participated on the St Joseph's Church softball team. William enjoiyed going fishing, bowling, playing baseball, and basketball in his younger years and watching them on television all his life. His favorite teams were the Cincinnati Reds and Indiana University Hoosiers. William's favorite attire was a white pocketed t-shirt and a I.U. Baseball hat.

In addition to his wife, Kathlene Baurley of North Vernon, survivors include son, Gordon (Jennifer) Baurley of Scottsburg; daughter, Vera (Joseph) Lohner of Fort Thomas, Ky; grandchildren, David Wagner of Troutdale, OR, Sarah Breeding of Mitchell, IN, Samantha Lohner of Washington DC, Joshua Lohner of Covington, KY, and Amelia Lohner of Fort Thomas, KY; great grandchild, Maddie Haley of Mitchell, IN; brothers, Butch "Paul" (Sue) Baurley of Crothersville, IN, and Irvin Baurley of Sparta, WI; sisters, Betty (Ron) Wells of Bedford, IN, and Theresa Spurr of Carrollton, KY; goddaughters, Dolly Warren, Clover Morey, and Jamie Vogel.

William was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Esther Baurley; uncle, Bernard Baurley; aunt, Myrtle Baurley; sisters, Patricia Capes, and Joann Megel; godparents, Joe and Lucille Baurley.

Memorials can be made through the funeral home to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society or to the family.
William Joseph Baurley, 83, of North Vernon, passed away at 6:05 a.m. on Sunday, January 28, 2024, at Seymour Crossing in Seymour.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 1, 2024, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church Four Corners. Rev. Jerry Byrd will officiate. Burial will be in the St. Joseph's Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. with the recitation of the Rosary at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at Sawyer-Pickett Funeral and Cremation Service.

Born on October 2, 1940, in Hayden, William was the loving son of Paul and Esther (Simmons) Baurley. He was united in marriage to Kathlene Marie Vogel on July 22, 1967 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. She survives.

After graduating in 1959 from Hayden High School where he played on the basketball and baseball teams, William served his country proudly in the United States Air Force from 1959 to 1963 and was stationed in Big Springs, Texas as an Administrative Clerk. He then worked from 1963 to 1996 at Cummins Engineering INC. where he worked on fuel pumps. William was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and St. Mary's Catholic Church. He participated on the St Joseph's Church softball team. William enjoiyed going fishing, bowling, playing baseball, and basketball in his younger years and watching them on television all his life. His favorite teams were the Cincinnati Reds and Indiana University Hoosiers. William's favorite attire was a white pocketed t-shirt and a I.U. Baseball hat.

In addition to his wife, Kathlene Baurley of North Vernon, survivors include son, Gordon (Jennifer) Baurley of Scottsburg; daughter, Vera (Joseph) Lohner of Fort Thomas, Ky; grandchildren, David Wagner of Troutdale, OR, Sarah Breeding of Mitchell, IN, Samantha Lohner of Washington DC, Joshua Lohner of Covington, KY, and Amelia Lohner of Fort Thomas, KY; great grandchild, Maddie Haley of Mitchell, IN; brothers, Butch "Paul" (Sue) Baurley of Crothersville, IN, and Irvin Baurley of Sparta, WI; sisters, Betty (Ron) Wells of Bedford, IN, and Theresa Spurr of Carrollton, KY; goddaughters, Dolly Warren, Clover Morey, and Jamie Vogel.

William was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Esther Baurley; uncle, Bernard Baurley; aunt, Myrtle Baurley; sisters, Patricia Capes, and Joann Megel; godparents, Joe and Lucille Baurley.

Memorials can be made through the funeral home to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society or to the family.


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