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William Joe "Bill" Staisch

Monday, August 31, 2009

William Joe "Bill" Staisch, 52, of Worthington passed away noon Sunday, Aug. 30, 2009.

He was born Sept. 6, 1956 in Linton to William L. and Eva Mae (Dailey) Staisch.

He was a correction officer at the prison in Carlisle. He is a member of Linton First Christian Church, and a former member of Lincoln Christian Church where he had been a deacon. He formerly was a member of the carpenters union, and he graduated from Central High School in Switz City in 1974.

He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth "Beth" (Clifford) Staisch; three children, Wendee Staisch, Dugger, Tomi (Brad) Dodson, Houston, Texas, and Lacey (Lee) McDonald, Linton; grandchildren, Luke, Noah and Lane; three sisters, Freeda "Jeannie" (Jon) Hiatt, Jasonville, Loretta Emery, Martinsville, and Shirley Fulk, Clay City; mother-in-law Sandra Clifford, Switz City.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral service will be at Lincoln Christian Church at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 4 with Cliff Gano and Warren Shake officiating.

Friends may call at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Worthington from 4 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, and at Lincoln Christian Church at 10 a.m. until the time of service.

Burial will be in Walker Cemetery at a later date.

Memorials may be given to Pancreatic Cancer Research.