The Washington Times-Herald

March 29, 2013

William Searl

Oct. 30, 1948 - March 29, 2013


Washington Times-Herald

LOOGOOTEE — William B. Searl, 64, died at 2:30 a.m. Friday at Daviess Community Hospital. Born Oct. 30, 1948, in Grand Haven, Mich., he was the son of Roberts and Mary (O’Neal) Searl. A graduate of St. John Catholic High School in Loogootee, he attended Vincennes University, University of Evansville and Northwood Institute in West Baden. He received a BBA degree in hotel restaurant management and had previously worked at Fort Benjamin Harrison in Indianapolis He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed watching Indiana University basketball and Colts football. He also enjoyed working crossword puzzles and reading. He is survived by six brothers, Michael Searl of Loogootee, Charles and wife Debra Searl of Wausau, Wis., Tom Searl of Evansville, Leo and wife Debra Searl of Washington, Steve and wife Alana Searl of Crystal Lake, Ill., and Ed and wife Cathy Searl of Loogootee; two sisters, Rosanne and husband David Lytle of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Mary Agnes and husband Rick McLaughlin of Grimes, Iowa; along with several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, James and Philip Searl. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Brocksmith-Blake Funeral Home in Loogootee. Burial will be in St. John Catholic Cemetery in Loogootee. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and after 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.brocksmithblakefuneralhomes.com