Date of death: 9/27/2008

Saint Meinrad Class: O 1971

William Noel Loftin Jr.,66, formerly of Princeton passed away at the North Park Nursing Center in Evansville.He was born in New Orleans, La., Oct. 2, 1941, to William Noel and Jeanne Catherine (Brown) Loftin Sr. He was a retired high school teacher and a coach. He taught and coached at East Richland High School in Olney, Ill., and Princeton Community High School. He coached at Gibson Southern High School, Tecumseh High School and Mt. Carmel High School. He also taught at Big Muddy Correctional Facility in Ina IL. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving from 1962 to 1969, during the Vietnam War. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Princeton.Noel is survived by daughter and son-in-law; Shea and Rick Reneer, Princeton and son and daughter-in-law, Jon and Michelle Loftin, Fishers, Ind., his mother, Jeanne Loftin Plano, Texas; four grandchildren, Brock and Beau Reneer, Princeton and Hailey and Makenzie Loftin, Fishers; brothers and sisters, Helen Siroky, Fresno, Calif., Chuck Loftin, Carrollton Texas, Francie Cirisian, Paso Robles, Calif., Joe Loftin Mt. Pleasant, Utah, Mary Jeanne Loftin, Austin, Texas, Carol Lichliter, Dallas, Texas, and Kathy Scott, Edmond, Okla.He was preceded in death by his father, William Noel Loftin Sr.Memorial contributions may be made to the North Park Nursing Center Activities Fund, 650 Fairway Dr. Evansville, IN 47710. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Information obtained from the Evansville Courier & Press online,, on 9/29/08.