William R. Applegate, 80, of Linton, passed at 10:09 a.m., Tuesday, May 25, 2004 at Bloomington Hospital.
He was born Sept. 12, 1923, in Deadwood, S.D.
He was a member of Masonic Lodge 560 and American Legion Post 22, both in Linton, and the Scottish Rite of Terre Haute. He was an Air Force veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia E. (McBride) Applegate of Linton, whom he married Sept. 12, 1970; two nieces, Betty Cox of Worthington and Margaret Meece of Indianapolis.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Maynard Stack, and his parents.
Private graveside service will be conducted Thursday at Fairview Cemetery in Linton.
Welch and Cornett Funeral Home Linton Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. There will be no visitation.