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Billy J. DeWeese Sr.

Billy J. DeWeese Sr., 83, Depauw, died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, at his home.
Born July 23, 1931, at Dewitt, Ill., he was the son of the late Thaddis and Rella DeWeese.
He was an Army veteran of the Korean War, a member of Milltown American Legion Post No. 332 and retired from the old Corydon Crushed Stone Co.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, the former Betty J. Thompson; a son, Ricky G. DeWeese; and a daughter, Betty I. DeWeese.
Survivors include four sons, Terry DeWeese of Depauw, Larry DeWeese of El Cajon, Calif., Billy J. DeWeese Jr. of English and Tommy DeWeese of Milltown; two daughters, Cathy Sue Johnson of Depauw and Tammy (Tina) DeWeese of Leavenworth; 35 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Friday, Feb. 13, from 2 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 14, after 9 a.m. at Swarens Funeral Home in Ramsey.
Funeral: Saturday, Feb. 14, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with burial, and military rites, in Marengo Cemetery.

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