William Pumphrey Sr.


William “Bill” Allen Pumphrey Sr., 86, of Columbus, died at 12:47 p.m. Saturday, February 4, 2017, at Willow Crossing Health & Rehabilitation Center.

Mr. Pumphrey is survived by his wife, Julia M. Kinker Pumphrey; children, William Pumphrey Jr. of Columbus, Steve (Jayne) Pumphrey of Indianapolis and Pamela (Roger) Cook of Warsaw, Indiana; a sister, Nancy (Wayne) Malan of Columbus; a brother, Larry (Linda) Pumphrey of Columbus; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church with Father Andy Syberg officiating. Calling will be from 9:30 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church. Inurnment will be at Garland Brook Cemetery with full military rites presented by the Indiana Army National Guard Ceremonial Unit.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Hospice Group, 9320 Priority Way West Drive, Indianapolis, Indiana 46240.

Arrangements were entrusted to Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home.