Billie G. Blocher, 84, North Manchester passed away, April 22, 2020 at his residence. He was born February 7, 1936 to S. Willis and Lelia E. (Baker) Blocher.
Billie was a lifelong farmer who enjoyed being outdoors gardening, mushroom hunting, and cutting firewood. For all his life, Billie never lived more than a mile from where he was born. On September 21, 1957, he married Esther L. Metzger. They were married for 60 years before Esther passed away November 5, 2017.
Billie is survived by three sons, Larry J. (Loretta) Blocher, North Manchester, Loren E. (Brenda) Blocher, Akron, Lynn A. (Wendy) Blocher, North Manchester; daughters, Lorraine K. (Marlin) Spurrier, North Manchester, Louise J. (David) Nordmann, North Manchester, Leisa J. (Kris) Kerlin, Silver Lake; brothers, Joe (Bonnie) Blocher, Max (Sandra) Blocher, Marvin (Taffy) Blocher all of North Manchester; sister, Ruthie E. (David) Brubaker, Pasco, Washington; sixteen grandchildren, six step-grandchildren, nineteen great-grandchildren, eighteen step-great grandchildren, and seven step-great great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; one son, Lowell Blocher; one brother, Robert E. Blocher; and one great-grandchild.
Friends and family may call Sunday, April 26, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester. A graveside service will be held Sunday, April 26, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. at the Old German Baptist Brethren Cemetery, 12546 North State Road 13, North Manchester, Indiana. Larry Cripe and Richard Brovont will officiate.
For those who wish to honor the memory of Billie G. Blocher, memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s choice.
Arrangements are entrusted to McKee Mortuary.
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