William R. “Bill” Firestone, Jr., 72, Holland

William R. “Bill” Firestone, Jr., 72, of Holland, passed away at 5:30 a.m., on December 19, 2021, in Evansville.

He was born August 31, 1949, in Evansville, to William R. Firestone, Sr. and Maryruth Broshear.

He married Ruth D. Blemker on June 19, 1976, at the Oakland City University Chapel. 

Bill was a 1967 graduate of Central High School. After graduation, he attended Lockyear College, where he graduated with a degree in business. He served with the United States Army during Vietnam. 

Bill was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Evansville and the Holland American Legion Post #343. He loved watching Western movies and being with his grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Bruce Shaver.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth D. Firestone of Holland; one son, William R. (Fiancé, Kate Fest) Firestone III; three siblings, Bryan Shaver of Chicago, Bonnie Troup of Nashville, TN and Barbara Shaver of Baltimore, MD; and by two grandchildren, Dylan and Kayden Firestone.

No services will be held at this time. 

Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg has been entrusted with handling the arrangements. 

Condolences may be shared online at www.nassandson.com.