Donald Bruce Willey, 72, of Shelbyville, passed away Sunday, May 31, 2020, at MHP Medical Center.
Born March 18, 1948, in Manilla, he was the son of Roy Willey and Blanche (Breedlove) Willey.
Survivors include eight children, Randy Willey of Shelbyville, Robin Loveless of Shelbyville, Rebecca Jones (husband, Randy) of Shelbyville, Amy Sandman of Shelbyville, Jade Willey of Los Angeles, California, Autum Kuhn (husband, Mauri) of Waldron, Christine Smith (fiance, Brian Brown) of Fairland, and Ciara Minner (husband, Brian) of Fountaintown; three sisters, Bonnie Abrams of Manilla, Mary Huffman of Waldron, and Betty Lollar of Edinburgh; 20 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and eight brothers and sisters.
Mr. Willey was a lifelong resident of this area, and graduated from Manilla High School in 1966. He was a machine operator/union steward at Navistar in Indianapolis for 43 years. He had attended Rays Crossing Christian Union Church and was a member of United Auto Workers (UAW).
Bruce was an avid race fan and loved attending the Indianapolis 500, watching college basketball and football, and dearly loved his family and grandchildren, and spending time
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. on Friday, June 5, 2020, at Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road, with Pastor Ed Mohr officiating. Friends may call on Thursday, June 4, 2020, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Winchester Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to Riley Children’s Hospital Ronald McDonald House or the MHP Foundation for the great care received from the ICU unit.
Online condolences may be shared at glennegeorge andson.com.