SERVICE: Was 2 p.m. Wednesday at McClanahan-Lee Funeral Home, Jasonville. The Revs. Larry Goodman and Rony Reyes officiated.

JASONVILLE, Ind. — William J. “Bill” Quinlan, 79, of Jasonville, died Sept. 2 at his home.

Burial will be in Peavey Cemetery, Howesville, Ind.

He was born April 11, 1928, in Delmar to Clement and Catherine M. Welsh Quinlan.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.

He graduated from Southwestern University of Illinois.

He was an accountant with the welfare department and employment office.

He was a member of the Howesville Church of God of Prophecy, Indiana Gospel Music Association and founded the Jasonville Spirit Builders and Greene Guard.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth Quinlan of Jasonville; daughters, Julie (Roger) Reynolds of Jasonville and Carol (Thomas) Wright of Linton, Ind.; one sister, Mary Catherine “Bobbie” (Quinlan) Shay of Iowa City; five grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one daughter.

Death date: Sept. 2, 2007

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