William J. Ireland Sr.
IRELAND, WILLIAM J., SR., 76, husband of late the Nerida Shultz Ireland, passed away at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth hospital on Tuesday, February 26, 2013.
William was a retired mechanic for Rohm Haas and a Kentucky Colonel.
He was also preceded in death by parents, Rufus and Leona Stauffer Ireland; siblings, Kenneth Ireland and Delores Peck; and granddaughter, Christa Combs.
He is survived by sons, William J., Jr. (Paula), James E. (Sheila), Robert K. (Mary), Daniel R. (Lisa), and Duane A. (Mary) Ireland; daughter, Karen Daniel; siblings, Paul Ireland (Sue), Joyce Gravette (Dave), and Lillie Warner (Raymond); along with 15 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Louisville Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, 4400 Dixie Highway, Louisville, KY. Visitation will be Friday from 3-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
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