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Born: Tue., Sep. 17, 1946
Died: Mon., Aug. 17, 2009

Funeral Service

Fri., Aug. 21, 2009

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William "Bill" Robert Hively, age 62, of Fort Wayne, IN passed away at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, August 17, 2009 at Lutheran Hospital of IN, Fort Wayne. Born on September 17, 1946 in Noble County, IN he was the son of Guy R. and Evelyn B. (Smith) Hively.

Raised in Thorncreek Township, Whitley County, he lived in the Fort Wayne and Columbia City areas residing at the Anthony Wayne Service Group Home since 1988. Mr. Hively was employed as a factory worker through Anthony Wayne Services at Filmore Industries, Fort Wayne.

Survivors include his father and step-mother, Guy R. and Ellen Hively of Columbia City; sisters, Cindy (Steven) Thompson, Ginger (Dan) Ford and Ginny (Mike) Rowland all of Columbia City; brother, Randy (Lola) Hively of Claypool. His mother, Evelyn Hively, preceded him in death.

Funeral service is Friday, August 21, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. with one hour of calling prior to service at DeMoney-Grimes Countryside Park Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City, IN. Certified Funeral Celebrants, Eddie P. Beagles and Sharon Brockhaus, will officiate with burial to follow at St. Matthew's Cemetery, Columbia City. Memorials may be given in memory of Mr. Hively to the donor's choice of charity. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Please visit www.demoneygrimes.com to send family condolences or sign the guest register book.

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Randy Grimes
   Posted Tue August 18, 2009
To the Entire Hively Family;

May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and that we will walk beside you in your journey of grief.

Randy Grimes and the Staff of DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home

Cammie Casey
   Posted Tue August 18, 2009
Cindy, Ginger, Ginny & Randy...

So sorry to hear about Bill, he was such an inspiration to our family..always enjoyed his company!! He will be greatly missed. Thinking of you at this difficult time...praying Gods peace for you.

Love you all
Greg and Cammie (Simmons) Casey

Lori Gamble
   Posted Wed August 19, 2009
To the family of Bill, may you find peace in the comforting arms of our Lord Jesus Christ as he takes Bill to his heavenly home to be with him. I will miss Bill and will treasure the times we spent laughing and talking. God Bless!!

Amber Joley
   Posted Wed August 19, 2009
Aunt Cindy and Uncle Steve,

I am so sorry. I have been thinking of you all week. I love you and I am here for you the way you have been there for me. Please take care of you, and again, I am so sorry. Hug and kisses, Amber (Matt)

Carl & Patsy (Shively) Koop
   Posted Thu August 20, 2009
We were sad to hear of Bill's passing. May God grant you peace and comfort during the weeks to come. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Carl & Pat

Connie Coy
   Posted Mon August 24, 2009
Cindy and Ginger I was sorry to hear about Bill. You and your family have been in my prayers, since I talked to you at the hospital. Please accept my sincerest condolences.

Connie Coy

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