Willis Lee Vernon Jr

August 30, 1942 ~ June 23, 2019 (age 76)


Willis Vernon JR, 76 of West Baden Springs, Indiana, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019, at his    home. he was born August 30, 1942 in Happy, Kentucky to Willis Lee and Ethel Combs Vernon. He married Glenda K McCracken on December 3, 1966.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a grandson Brandon Goodpaster a granddaughter Avery Vernon, Brothers James, Rudolph and Dick Vernon and a sister Shirley Vest.

He retired from Jasper Engines & Transmissions.

Willis was a United States Army Airborne Ranger Vietnam Veteran.

Survivors include:

His Wife:

                Glenda K. Vernon,    West, Baden, Indiana


               Christopher Vernon                                                  Huntingburg, Indiana


                Christina Goodpaster and husband Kenny,            Jasper, Indiana


                Darryl Vernon                                                              Dayton, Texas


                Ann Vernon                                                                 Mt Washington, Kentucky

                Brenda Griggs                                                                   Roy, Utah

               Sue Smith                                                                       Austin, Indiana

Also surviving Willis five Grandchildren Makenna Royer, Aidan, Maddox, Madeline and Ava Vernon and two great-grandchildren Vincent and Adeline Royer.                 

Funeral Services will be 6:00 P.M.  Thursday June 27, 2019 at the Dillman-Scott Funeral Home with cremation to follow.

Visitation to be held Thursday June 27, 2019 from 4:00P.M. to 6:00 P.M. at the Dillman-Scott Funeral Home, 226 West Campbell Street, Paoli, Indiana 47454 

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June 27, 2019

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Dillman-Scott Funeral Home
226 W Campbell ST.
Paoli, Indiana 47454

Funeral Service
June 27, 2019

6:00 PM
Dillman-Scott Funeral Home
226 W Campbell ST.
Paoli, Indiana 47454

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