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Bill G. Lazarus

June 13, 1930 ~ September 8, 2021 (age 91)

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Bill G. Lazarus, age 91, of Goodlettsville, TN and formerly of Elwood, IN, passed away on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at TriStar Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, TN. Bill was born in Elwood on June 13, 1930, the son of the late Armin and Jane (Cottingham) Lazarus. He married Loretta (Smith) Lazarus on May 28, 1953, and they shared 67 years of marriage together before her passing on June 3, 2020. 

Bill proudly served his country before retiring in 1978 as a Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army. In additional to serving his country, he worked for AT & T and retired in 1982. After retirement, Bill enjoyed restoring and flipping homes.  More than anything, he enjoyed spending time with his beloved family and grandchildren. 

Bill is survived by his daughter, Beth Ann (Donald) DeWitt of Muncie, IN; son, Les (Mary) Lazarus of Goodlettsville, TN; six grandchildren, Joshua Lazarus, Andrew Lazarus, Stephen (Felicia) Lazarus, Ashley (Brian) Craig, Michelle (Shane) Hickey and Sarah ( Eliott) Ferguson; twelve great-grandchildren; a half-sister, Mary Kay Ewing of Kokomo, IN; and several nieces and nephews. Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Armin Lazarus and Jane Boll; and his wife Loretta. 

The US Army Honor Guard Unit will conduct full military honors at a graveside service at 11:00 am on Friday, September 17, 2021, at Sunset Memorial Park in Elwood with Bill’s family officiating. There is no visitation.  

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Graveside Service
September 17, 2021

11:00 AM
Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery
State Road 13
Elwood, Indiana 46036

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