William LaFlower Sr.


William E. LaFlower Sr., 85, of Butlerville, died at 5:14 p.m. Monday, July 3, 2017, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility in Columbus.

He is survived by his son, William E. LaFlower II of Southport; daughter, Annette (Floyd Morrow) Holmes of Butlerville; sister, Sonda Filson of Modesto, California; one grandchild; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen LaFlower, and granddaughter, Nicole “Nikki” Holmes.

A funeral service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services in North Vernon with the Rev. Richard Burcham officiating. Family and friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday and one hour prior to service time Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Vernon Cemetery with military graveside rites, by members of Matt Hester Post #2021, V.F.W.

Memorials may be made through the funeral home to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility.