William I. Williams, 94 of Taylorville, IL passed away at 11:13 AM Saturday, June 27, 2015 at Taylorville Care Center in Taylorville, IL. He was born June 20, 2015 in Macon County, IL son of Raymond E. and Bessie Leora (Hunt) Williams. He married Ione Davis in November of 1954 in Vandalia, IL and she preceded him in death on April 6, 1975.
He is survived by his son Randy Williams of Taylorville, IL, daughters Debbie Denbow of Taylorville, IL, Vickie Williams of Quincy, IL, 5 Grandchildren, 3 Great Grandchildren and numerous Nieces, Nephews and Cousins.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents, one brother and one sister.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, June 30, 2015 from 6:00-8:00 PM at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL with Pastor Gerald McPhillips officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Mt. Auburn, IL.
Earlier in his life, William was a press operator and truck driver for Baughman-Oster Manufacturing in Taylorville and later he owned and operated a disposal service in Morrisonville. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan and his favorite past-time was fishing with his family. His favorite meal was a McDonald’s Cheeseburger with a Strawberry Milkshake. He had served his Country in the United States Navy, enlisting in 1942. He was a proud member of the American Legion, Taylorville Post 93.
Memorials in his honor may be made to the American Heart Association and will be received by Sutton Funeral Home, Taylorville, IL.
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.
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