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George W. Napier, Sr., age 69 of Salem, passed away Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 7:57 pm in his residence.

Born March 5, 1947 in Manchester, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Irvin and Deloris (Gilliam) Napier.

He was a journeyman millwright with Midwest Local 1003 and traveled all over the country.

He was a former employee of the old Pennington Lumber Company in Daytona, Florida and the old Bata Shoe Company in Salem.

He had been a resident of Washington County for most of life, was formerly of Manchester, Kentucky and was a member of the Salem American Legion Cecil Grimes Post #41.

Survivors include: 2 Daughters: LaVonna Napier and Media (Jeremy) Clark, Salem; 2 Sons: George W. (Megan) Napier Jr. and Nathan Napier, Salem; 2 Brothers: Leslie Napier, Martinsville and James Napier, Miami, Florida; 1 Sister: Jewel Wagers, Salem and 8 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by 1 son, Wayne Napier and 2 sisters, Betty Hoskins and Wanda Gardner.

Funeral Service: 7:00 pm Sunday at Dawalt Funeral Home.

Visitation: 4 to 7 pm Sunday. Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions: Washington County Humane Society / Salem Animal Shelter 204 Joseph Street Salem, Indiana 47167.