Lee B. Wilhelm, age 65, passed away peacefully Saturday evening, October 24, 2015 at his home in Nashville.
Lee was born January 8, 1950, in Johnstown, PA to the late Herman George and Naomi "Jane" (Beatty) Wilhelm Jr. He was a 1967 graduate of Franklin High School and went on to attend Indiana University. Lee worked in construction most of his life.
Lee enjoyed the outdoors by hunting, fishing, hiking and camping. He also enjoyed working in his flower and vegetable gardens, playing guitar and reading history books and the National Geographic. Lee was always willing to learn new card and board games and was learning how to play Bridge. He was an avid fan of Indiana University Basketball, especially former coach Bobby Knight.
Lee will be missed by his daughters: Mary Jane (Gary) Turnmire of Martinsville and Isabelle Wilhelm of Brown County; grandchildren: Tarra and Gary Turnmire of Martinsville and nephews: David (Becky) Wilhelm of Edinburgh and Willy Wilhelm of Columbus.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Herman G. Wilhelm III.
A Celebration of Life Service and reception will be hosted by Lee's family on Saturday, December 19th from 1 to 4:00 p.m. at the downstairs meeting room of the Brown County Public Library, 205 Locust Lane in Nashville. A service will begin at 1:30 p.m., with time for sharing memories to follow. Everyone is welcome. Cremation Services have been entrusted to Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown.
Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Lee to the Brown County Library, PO Box 8, Nashville, IN 47448.
Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the Wilhelm family at www.meredith-clark.com. Information: (812) 597-4670