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HERRIN — William “Bill” Newlon, 78, Greenwood, Indiana, passed away Sunday, March 11, 2018, in Franklin Meadow following an extended illness.

He was born Aug. 26, 1939, in Herrin, to Milfred and Vivien (Bailey) Newlon.

Bill was graduated from Herrin High School and received a bachelor's degree from Southern Illinois University.

He retired in 2002 as a pharmaceutical representative with Norvo Nordisk and had worked at one time at Eli Lilly.

Bill was member of the Center Grove Church in Greenwood.

He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Peggy (Timmons); one son, David (Toni); one daughter, Jennifer (Randy) Weaver; two grandchildren, Austin and Amanda; two great-grandchildren, Amanda and Amorah; and one brother, David.

William was preceded in death by his parents.

Services will be at noon Friday, March 16, in Center Grove Church, 2340 S. State Road 135, Greenwood, Indiana with Pastor Art DeBruyn officiating. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery in Lapel, Indiana. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon Friday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Center Grove Church in Greenwood, Indiana, or Parkinson’s Foundation.

For online condolences, visit www.hersbergerfuneralhome.com

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