William Otto Willey Sr.



William Otto “Bill” “Pops” Willey, Sr., 78, of Morristown passed away Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield.

He was born February 26, 1943, in Indianapolis, the son of William Albert Willey and Mary Frances (LeMaster) Hillyer. On March 9, 1963, he married Sandra Louise Brunnemer, and she preceded him in death on November 6, 2016.

Bill is survived by his sons, William Willey Jr. and wife, Glenda, Steven Willey Sr. and wife, Danyel, both of Morristown, Michael Willey and wife, Jenny, of Greenfield, Edward Willey and wife, Kelley, of Fountaintown, and Richard Allen Willey and wife, Maren, of Morristown; 18 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, David Brunnemer of Indianapolis; sister-in-law, Diane Mandrell of Indianapolis; best friend since childhood, Carl Abner and wife, Diane, of Greenfield; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to Sandra, Bill was preceded in death by his parents.

Bill owned and operated Bill’s Hauling and Cleaning.

He enjoyed collecting junk and going to stock car races.

Bill loved to spend time with his family, especially his great and great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 16, 2021, at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Frazier Chapel, 124 E. North St., in Morristown.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 17, 2021 at the funeral home.

Interment will be at Asbury Cemetery in Morristown.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Town of Morristown, 418 W. Main St., Morristown, Indiana 46161, please note for Morristown Parks in memo.

Online condolences may be shared with Bill’s family at www.freemanfamilyfuneralhomes.com.