William J. Barnard, 81, passed away at his home on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 in Lebanon, Indiana. He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on June 7, 1938 to the late Robert Jesse and Helen Virginia (Wolfe) Barnard.

Bill was a 1956 graduate of Carmel High School. He was married to Carol J. (Moore) Barnard in 1961; they later divorced, and she passed away May 4, 2016.

He worked as a machinist for Mitchell and Scott of Indianapolis, retiring after 32 dedicated years.

Bill was a car and gun enthusiast, avid reader, and had a love for dogs. He was a caring father who adored his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Survivors include:
Children: Ellen (Mark) Bailey of Lebanon
Rick Barnard of Lebanon
Jennifer (Bill) Bailey of Lebanon
Robert (Elizabeth) Barnard of Lebanon
Connie (Jay) Funk of Colfax
Joe Dixon of Martinsville
Seventeen Grandchildren
Three Great Grandchildren
Many Nieces and Nephews

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 2, 2020 at Myers Mortuary, 1502 North Lebanon Street, in Lebanon, Indiana.

Visitation is planned from noon until time of service on Sunday at the funeral home in Lebanon.

Interment of Ashes will be at a later date in Star Baptist Cemetery in Greensburg, Indiana.

Memorials may be made in Bill’s memory to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Boone County Crematory has been entrusted with his cremation arrangements.

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