William C. Spears

William “Bill” C. Spears, 88, of Aurora, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, September 7, 2021.

He was born June 30, 1933, in Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, son of the late John Spears and Retta (Becraft) Spears. William is survived by his wife, Betty, his children Kenneth (Polly) Spears of Aurora, Indiana and Kelly (John) Ryan of Beavercreek, Ohio; grandchildren, Morgan Emery and Drew Emery both of Dayton, Ohio, Brandon (Sarah) Spears of Dillsboro, Indiana; great-grandsons, Brayden Fugate and Colton Holman, both of Dayton, Ohio and great granddaughter Grace Spears of Aurora, Indiana; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Bill grew up in Aurora, Indiana. He married his childhood sweetheart Betty in 1953. He served in the US Army from 1953-1955 in Germany. Bill retired from Schenley in 1990.

Bill loved his family more than anything. He had a zest for life, and he never met a stranger. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and riding his motorcycle. He was the President of Harley of Cochran for 7 years. Bill coached baseball from PeeWee league to Babe Ruth. He was also a Boy Scout Den Leader from Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts.

Friends will be received Friday, September 10, 2021 from 5:00-7:00 pm at the Rullman Hunger Funeral Home, 219 Mechanic Street, Aurora, Indiana.

Services will be held at 7:00 pm at the funeral home.

Contributions may be made to We Care Packages (For the Troops). If unable to attend services, please call the funeral home office at (812)926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.


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