William R Drummond
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William R Drummond
Bill was born to the late James B. and Marjorie (Artley) Drummond Dec. 3, 1929, in Goshen. Also preceding him in death is a brother, James B. Drummond.
He married Dorothy Biller in 1950 and they later divorced.
Bill then married the former Phyllis J. (Beery) Clingerman June 20, 1964, in Goshen. Phyllis died March 29, 2016.
He is survived by son, Stephen R. (Cindy) Clingerman, Palatine, Illinois; daughters, Victoria S. Drummond, Delaware, Ohio, Diana L. (R.J.) Davis, Cincinnati, Ohio, and Janet K. (Ku Chuan) Hsiao, Tyngsboro, Massachusetts; sister-in-law, Rhonda Drummond, Goshen; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
After growing up on a farm on the north side of Goshen and attending South Bend College of Commerce, Bill became an accountant. He worked for four decades in the field, most recently employed by Accra Pac in Elkhart.
After his retirement in 1994, he remained very active in the Trinity United Methodist Church and in various civic groups including the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation (JDF), the American Red Cross and the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE). Bill served for many years on the board and as an officer of the Riverview Adult Day Center (RADC) and was acting president in 2016. In 2017, Bill received an award for being the longest serving member of SCORE. Bill was active at Trinity United Methodist Church in lay speaking and the Emmaus Walk, handled the district books for a number of years and served on several committees.
Memorial services will take place Friday, Dec. 7, at Trinity United Methodist Church at 11 a.m. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
Burial will be at West Goshen Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Trinity United Methodist Church, 2715 E. Jackson Blvd. Elkhart, IN 46516 or Hubbard Hill Estates, 20870 C.R. 24, Elkhart, IN 46517.
Hartzler-Gutermuth-Inman Funeral Home, Elkhart, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent at www.hartzlergutermuthinman.com.
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