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William "Bill" Fred Runner
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Obituary for William "Bill" Fred Runner

William "Bill" Fred Runner, 76 of Lafayette passed away unexpectedly on Friday, July 13, 2018.

Bill was born on July 27, 1941 in Lafayette to the late Jesse Runner and Violet Shumate.

He graduated from Lauramie High School in 1959.

On June 1, 1963 he married Janice Gordon in the Clarks Hill Christian Church.

Bill worked all of his life as a farmer and he also worked for Rea Magnet Wire from 1964 to the mid 90s.

He was a member of the Clarks Hill Christian Church.

Bill loved to watch his grandchildren play ball, he is a Purdue Basketball fan, and he enjoyed raising beef cattle and attending auctions.

Surviving is his wife, Janice Runner of Lafayette, his children, Julie (Ted) Runner Boyce of Lafayette, Robert Dale (Kim) Runner of Crawfordsville, Bart (Dawn) Runner of Cicero, IN, and daughter in law, Ann Runner of Troy, OH. Also surviving are his grandchildren, Kati, Jack, Emily, Colin, Rachel, Alex, Olivia, Ashton, Bayleigh, and Camryn.

He is preceded in death by his son, Bud William Runner and his siblings Jeanette Slucher and Rhodes Runner.

A Memorial Service celebrating Bill's life will be held at 4 p.m. on July 17, 2018 at Fisher Funeral Chapel, Lafayette with Pastor Alan Downing officiating. A visitation will follow to 7 p.m. A private burial service will be held at Concord Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Pelotonia Cancer Research. Envelopes will be available at the funeral chapel.

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4:00 PM
Fisher Funeral Chapel & Cremation Services - Lafayette

914 Columbia
Lafayette, IN 47901





4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Fisher Funeral Chapel & Cremation Services - Lafayette

914 Columbia
Lafayette, IN 47901

Memorial Contribution

Pelotonia Cancer Research


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