William R. Sevier, 87, passed away Tuesday, Dec.
at River Oaks Health Campus in Princeton after a very courageous battle with cancer.
Bill was born on Dec. 7, 1923 to William and Mae (Schlottman)
Bill was a resident of Somerville for 63 years and owner of Deeís
Antiques. He retired from Gibson County Weights and Measures after 31
years of service. He was a member of Saint Bernard Catholic Church.
He was also a member of the Scottish Rite of Evansville, Hadi
Shrine, Oakland City Masonic Lodge for 50 years, Evansville Eagles, Somerville
American Legion, president of the Association of Weights and Measures, and
vice-president of the National Association of Weights and Measures,
He is survived by his son and
daughter-in-law, Tony and Janet Sevier of FortBranch; daughter, Kathy Hoffman of Huntingburg; seven
grandchildren, Tammy Meny, Jeff Sevier, Tracy Gunn,
Steve Sevier, Bill Hoffman, Bridget Schneider, Blane
Hoffman; 18 great-grandchildren; and four great great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Delores Sevier in 1987; son-in-law,
Glenn Hoffman in 2009; and five sisters, Opal, Tessie
and Freida Sevier, Uleta
Keene and Juanita Stone.
A Mass of Christian burial will be at on Friday, Dec. 24, 2010 at Saint Bernard Catholic Church, with Father Tony
Ernst as the celebrant. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from on Thursday at Corn-Colvin Funeral Home in OaklandCity
where a rosary will be prayed at on Thursday.
The family would like to thank Dr.
Larry Lutz and the wonderful staff of River Oaks, Wendy and the VNA Hospice for
the excellent care Bill received over the last months.