Willard H. Borden, age 88 of Salem, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2020, at 10:00 am, in his residence.
Born December 10, 1931, in Salem, Indiana, he was the son of the late Ernest and Vivian Irene (Humphrey) Borden.
He had been a life resident of Washington County, was a 1951 graduate of Salem High School and served during the Korean War in the U. S. Air Force.
On September 9, 1951, he married Rae Etta (Martin) Borden, who passed away on March 26, 1992. On April 29, 1994, he married Louise (Wilson) Borden, who passed away on December 12, 2014.
He retired in 1966 from the old Rudder’s Automotive in Salem and then worked for NAPA Auto Parts.
He was a member of the Eastview Church of Christ, a past President of the Salem Jaycees, a past President of the Washington County Fair Board, and a member of the Gideon’s Living Memorial.
Survivors include Daughter: Cindy Erwin of Salem; Brother: Dennis G. Borden of Salem;
Grandchildren: Jessica Huls (Carey) of Campbellsburg; Jeff Pennington (Mindi) of Pekin and Leslie Dover (Joe) of Louisville.
Great Grandchildren: Jacob, Josh, Elizabeth, Jared and Jonathan Huls, Rett, Snyder, Wyatt and Layken Pennington, and Houston Dover.
Funeral Service: 11:00 am Monday at Dawalt Funeral Home with Grandson Jeff Pennington officiating.
Visitation: 4 to 8 pm Sunday and after 9 am Monday at Dawalt Funeral Home.
Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery with full military honors.
The Family Requests Donations to:
Gideon Living Memorial Bible Plan
P.O. Box 140800 Nashville, Tennessee 37214