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William G. Current

September 14, 1920 - August 1, 2018

MUNCIE – William G. Current, 97, passed away on Wednesday morning, August 1, 2018 at Willowbend Nursing Home.
He was born on September 14, 1920 in Redkey, the son of Watson C. and Bessie (Wise) Current and graduated from Montpelier High School in 1938. William served his country honorably in the US N…READ MORE

MUNCIE – William G. Current, 97, passed away on Wednesday morning, August 1, 2018 at Willowbend Nursing Home.
He was born on September 14, 1920 in Redkey, the son of Watson C. and Bessie (Wise) Current and graduated from Montpelier High School in 1938. William served his country honorably in the US Navy during WWII, serving in all 4 theaters. On March 27, 1948 in Muncie, he married Adrienne E. Hill.
William worked as a salesman for Marhoefer for 33 years, retiring in 1971 and later worked at Wise Supermarket for several years. He was member of High Street United Methodist Church for over 60 years and had attended Towne Acres Church of Christ for the last 5 years. William and Adrienne wintered in Leesburg, Florida for 10 years and were active with the Children’s Clothing Center through Muncie Community Schools. He loved to bowl in his younger years and was on the Muncie Schools bowling league, bowling a perfect 300 game.
He was honored to have been on the maiden Honor Flight out of Indianapolis, loved to read and study about WWII history, camping, traveling, and dearly loved his time in Florida.
Surviving are one daughter, Jean L. Bailey (husband, Steve) of Muncie; four grandchildren, Jason Bailey (wife, Mandy) of New Castle, Erinn Moody (husband, Dillon) of Winchester, Jordan Bailey (significant other, Victoria Oller) of Indianapolis and Justin Bailey (wife, Miranda) of Winchester; four great-grandchildren, Lillyan and Maverik Bailey, Chaynie Jean and Gus Moody; special cousin, Duane Wise of Muncie; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 70 years, Adrienne E. Current on July 16, 2018; one grandson in infancy, Jared W. Bailey in August, 1985; one sister, Carolyn Belle and one brother, Lucene Current.
Memorial Services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel with Pastor Mark Reynolds officiating. Full military honors will be provided by the Veterans of Delaware County. Cremation will take place. Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Hillcrest Cemetery in Redkey next to his beloved wife with military burial honors provided by The United States Navy.
Friends may call at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 4, 2018.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.meeksmortuary.com

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, August 4, 2018

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


Service Information

Date: Saturday, August 4, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, August 11, 2018

Time: 11:00 am

Hillcrest Cemetery

Address:

Redkey, Indiana


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