William "Bill" H. Mottern, age 79, of Elnora, Ind. passed away at his residence on Monday, May 28, 2012 at 7:55 a.m.
Bill was born on May 11, 1933 to Lee & Vera (Camper) Mottern who preceded him in death.
He was a supervisor at General Electric for 21 years and retired in 1978.
Bill served in the U. S. Navy during World War II and was a member of the American Legion.
He enjoyed playing County Gospel music and he built his own guitar. Bill is survived by a daughter, Tomey Rae (Gene) Rector of Elizabeth, Ky.; 2 sons: Tracy Bill Mottern and Kenneth Spurlin both of Elnora, Ind., 9 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren and a brother, Glen Mottern of Jasper, Ind.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Shelba Tomey Mottern who passed away October 1959 and second wife, Lena (Bement) Mottern who passed away July 28, 2011; a son, Troy Lee Mottern; a brother, Clarence Mottern and two infant brothers.
Services will be Saturday, June 2 at 11 a.m. at the Christian Church in Elnora, Ind. with burial in the Fairview Cemetery, visitation will be on Friday June 1 from 4 to 8 P.M. at the Christian Church in Elnora, Ind.