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William "Bill" Harrold, 71, Kokomo, passed away Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, at Community Howard Regional Health. He was born April 6, 1946, in Wabash, Indiana, to Durward and Mary Ann (Brewsaugh) Harrold.
He graduated from Kokomo High School in 1964 and was in the Army from 1966 to 1969. He retired from Delco Tool and Die. Bill found the love of his life in Marietta Eads and married her June 12, 1971.
He loved playing cards, hunting and fishing. He grew up spending hours at Silver Lake, and introduced his own children to the joys of Silver Lake. He loved animals (even cats), and his all-time favorite was Rex. He was looking forward to spending time teaching his grandchildren to fish. Bill had a huge heart and was generous to a fault. He was always helping others in need.
Bill is survived by his loving wife, Marietta; their two wonderful kids, Audrey N. James (Carl) and Andrew S. Harrold; three beautiful grandchildren, Xander, Madison and Tristan James; brother, Tom (Cindy) Harrold; sister, Jane Armstrong; sister-in-law, Jill Moss (John); brother-in-law, David Eads (Pat); brother-in-law, Lewis Burke (Pat); nieces and nephews, Julie Laden (Gary), Jennifer Murray, Jay Armstrong, Heather Lepping (Paul), Jamie Leising (Josh), Tom Eads (Jessica), Marci Eads, Jennifer Eads, Mark Eads (Jennifer), Carissa McCleery (Tom); and cat, Ophelia.
He was preceded in death by parents, MaryAnn and Durward Harrold; in-laws, Jack and Bonnie Eads; sister, Linda Bowser; and niece, Jill Harrold.
Funeral services for Bill will be at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, at Ellers Mortuay Webster Chapel, 3400 S. Webster St., with Nick Ryan officiating. The family will offer visiting hours between noon and 4 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, leave a donation in Bill's honor payable to the American Heart Association. You may go to www.ellersmortuarywebster.com to sign the guestbook, leave a condolence for the family or leave a memorial contribution.
Published on February 20, 2018
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