Obituary for William “Bill” Boarman


Obituary for William “Bill” Boarman

William “Bill” Boarman, 87, of Evansville, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at the Newburgh Health & Rehabilitation Center. He was born December 6, 1931, in Whitesville, Kentucky, to Jesse and Martina (Hardesty) Boarman.

Bill is a 1951 graduate of Reitz Memorial High School where he was an outstanding football player. He worked at Fiberfil and retired from DSM plastics in 1998. He was a member of OBC and he enjoyed fishing and boating. Bill was happy on the river and at his cabin in Lynnville. Most of all, he enjoyed his time with his family.

Bill is survived by his wife, Audrey (Hayden) Boarman of 67 years; sons, Steven Lee (Jeni) Boarman, Rick Alan (Cathy) Boarman, Chris Bradley (Tammy) Boarman; daughters, Terry Lynn (BJ Flittner) Boarman and Amy Beth (Barry) Weissmann; 10 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; brothers, Bob (Virginia) Boarman, Kenneth (Judy) Boarman, Gerald Boarman, Jim (Martha) Boarman, Mark (Debby) Boarman, Kevin (Paula) Boarman; sisters, Joyce Hassler, Faye (Jim) Goebel and Donna Mays.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Tom, Jesse, Carl, Larry and Randy and his sister, Phyllis Boarman.

Visitation will be from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Saturday, July 20, 2019, at Ziemer Funeral Home East Chapel, 800 S. Hebron Ave., Evansville. The funeral service will begin at 6:00 pm at the funeral home with Father Ted Tempel officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels of Evansville, Inc., or the Vanderburgh Humane Society.

The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to the staff of Newburgh Health Care and Heart to Heart Hospice.

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