William “Bill” Edgar Christy, 75, of Thorntown, Ind., died December 29, 2021 at Franciscan Health East, Lafayette, Ind. He was born June 20, 1946 in Vallejo, CA to Edgar & Clemma (Clemons) Christy.
Bill was a 1965 graduate of Thorntown High School and was a lifelong Boone County resident. A veteran, he served in the Air Force. He was owner/operator of a semi-truck for a time and then worked for Batts Trucking in Lebanon and was a driver for Frito Lay. He was a member of the Mechanicsburg Christian Church and was also a member of the Clinton County Tractor Club. He loved working on lawn mowers, mowing lawns, fixing any engine, and was a collector of different cars, Bill loved practical jokes and didn’t know a stranger.
He is survived by a daughter: Ann (Bruce) Kelley of Lafayette, sister: Betty Susong of Frankfort, 2 nephews: Chad Susong of MA and Brad Susong of Lafayette, niece: Traci Susong Janzen of Frankfort. 3 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren as well as his dog, Sarah and many cats also survive.
Visitation will be 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Funeral services will begin at 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Bunnell Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Paw Pals of Clinton County, P.O. ox 124, Frankfort, IN 46041 or 21st Century Greater Works Ministry, 8994 N. US 52, Colfax, IN 46035. Please visit goodwinfuneralhome.com, where you may leave a message for the family.