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Willie Lee “Bill” Fackler

Willie Lee “Bill” Fackler, age 88, of Brandenburg, KY, passed away on Thursday, October 14, 2021, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Bill was born February 22, 1933, in Colfax, IL to the late Joseph Fred Fackler and Mary David Hardesty Fackler. His daughters, Nola, Donna and Karen Fackler; sisters, Rita Staples, Margaret Sipes and Vonnie Barr; and brother, Richard Fackler preceded him in death.

Bill was a member of Salem Baptist Church; a life-long farmer and construction worker and was always there to lend a helping hand. He enjoyed mowing and taking care of his yard and he was a Louisville Cardinals fan.

He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years Nola “Delpha” Fackler; 3 children: Rhonda Adkisson of Brandenburg, Sharon Ross of Brandenburg, and Ruthie Straney of Harned, KY; 4 sisters: Aileen Stull, JoAnn Waddle, Brenda Jarboe, and Sandra Sutton; and brother, Harold Fackler; 6 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild and grand-dog, Lucky.

Funeral services were held Monday, October 18, 2021 at 11 A.M. EDT at the Salem Baptist Church with Brother Gary Hicks officiating.

Visitation was held on Sunday, October 17 from 4-8 P.M. at Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home and Monday after 9 A.M. at the church.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the: Salem Baptist Church Building Fund, 5286 Old State Road, Brandenburg, KY 40108.

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