J. William McChristy, 70, of Stonington, IL passed away Friday, August 3, 2012 at Taylorville Memorial Hospital in Taylorville. He was born on March 27, 1942 in Taylorville, IL, the son of Wesley and Genova Durbin McChristy. He had been the president of The State Bank of Blue Mound for 35 years.

He is survived by wife Mary Lou Watson, Mother Genova McChristy, Sons Frank J. McChristy of Stonington and Michael T. McChristy of Mt. Zion, Grandchildren Meagan, Joe and Ben McChristy of Mt. Zion and Jamie and Jeff McChristy of Stonington, Brothers David H. McChristy of Stonington and Frank W. McChristy III of Blue Mound, Sister Nancy K. Dowdy of Stonington and several neices, nephews and cousins. He was preceeded by Grandparents Frank W. and Bonnie McChristy, Father Frank W. McChristy II and brother Joseph D. McChristy.

Funeral Services will be Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Stonington, IL with the Rev. Dr. William Mitchelle officiating, burial will be at Old Stonington Cemetary in Stonington, IL. Visitation will be held Monday, August 6, 2012 from 5-8 p.m. with Masonic Rites at 8 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL.

Memorials may be sent to the Shriners Hospital for Children 2001 S. Lindberg Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63131




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