William W. Holtsclaw, 77, of Bloomfield, passed away at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2006 at Lyons Health & Living Center.
Born Sept. 9, 1928 in Greene County, he was the son of Benjamin W. Holtsclaw and Stella Hardisty Holtsclaw. He was married to Lela I. (Davis) Holtsclaw.
He worked at NSWC Crane in Transportation until he retired in 1985. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and a member of the VFW, and American Legion Post 196.
Survivors include: his wife Lela I. Holtsclaw of Bloomfield; a son Jerry Holtsclaw of Farmersburg; and a sister Viola Hecke of Fort Wayne.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and three brothers, Bennie, Paul and Ivan Holtsclaw.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday at Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home Bloomfield with the Rev. Forrest Collings officiating. Burial will be at Ridgeport Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. today, and one hour prior to service Friday at the funeral home.
Online condolences are available at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com