Bill Voland


Bill Voland, 66, died Tuesday, September 8, at his home in Nashville. He had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in July. Bill was born December 29, 1948, the son of Harry and Peggy Voland. He was a lifelong Nashville resident, and a graduate of Brown County High School. He held a B.S. degree from the Indiana University School of Business and was a United States Air Force veteran.

Bill is survived by his wife Melody (Taber) Voland. Bill and Melody were a couple for 42 years and had been married since September 21, 1979. Also surviving are three sisters, Susan Voland, Karen Voland, and Peggy Dodds; a brother, Timothy Voland; as well as an aunt, Mary Voland; and many cousins. He was predeceased by his parents; a sister, Judy Voland; and a niece Robin Voland.

Bill had worked as a commercial Real Estate appraiser for 45 years. He was also a Realtor and developer. He was a lover of classic cars, travel and all genres of music.

Bill loved his wife, family, friends, and Brown County. He was a big believer in education being the key to fighting bigotry and prejudice. He supported education through the McGrayel-Russo scholarship fund for 25 years. He would welcome donations in remembrance of him being made to that fund in care of the Brown County Community Foundation.

At Bill’s request, there will be no service. On-line condolences may be left at

Bond-Mitchell Funeral home in Nashville is in charge of arrangements.