William Clemons

William Clemons

1943 - 2017

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Obituary of William Clemons

William O. “Bill” Clemons 73 of Alsey passed away Monday morning July 3, 2017 at Passavant Area Hospital.

He was born October 4, 1943 in Ashland the son of the late Clyde and Mae Gaither Clemons. He married Carol Owens in 1988 and she preceded him in death in 2003. He married Peggy Sturgeon in 2005 and she survives at home. Also surviving are his children, Kimberley (Robert) Harmon of Winchester, Lora (Kevin) Perez, Rick Clemons both of Tracy, CA, Elizabeth Clemons (Mark) of Bluffs, stepchildren Rod (Connie) Sturgeon of Alsey, Bronya (Scott) Sanders of Thayer, Birdie Sturgeon of Alsey, Jim (Misty) Dawdy of Murrayville, Art Dawdy of Pittsfield, Paula (Richard) Myers of Rockport, 12 grandchildren, Ryan, Robert, Jonathan Harmon, Trevor, Ed Perez, Emily Larson, Lashelle, Lindsay Clemons, Kari Anders, Kendra, Mackinsey, Madisyn Hester, 2 great grandchildren; Gracie Larson, Alexis Harmon, 8 step grandchildren; Jessi Rueter, Tyce, Erika Sanders, Chancey Sturgeon, Nicki Dawdy, Ciera Willhite, Mitch Dawdy, Kris Zumwalt. 3 step great grandchildren; Zachary, Bryton Teaney, Drake Rueter. Two sisters Karen (Jim) Barnhart of Sykeston, MO and Barbara Glasco of Cobden, IL also survive.

Bill worked as a mechanic for Nestle retiring in 2005; he was a member of the Ashland Baptist Church. He served his country in the US Army and Army Reserves from 1961 until 1967.

He enjoyed fishing, hunting coyotes and spoiling his grandchildren. A funeral service will be held at 10 am Friday July 7, 2017 at the Coonrod Funeral Home in Winchester. Burial will be in White Hall Cemetery where military graveside honors will be conducted. Visitation will be held on Thursday July 6, 2017 after 4 pm at the funeral home where the family will meet friends from 6 until 8pm.

Memorials can be made to Barrow Baptist Church, Winchester EMS or the Winchester Outreach Center.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.airsman-hires.com

Thursday
6
July
Visitation
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Coonrod Funeral Home
107 E.Cross
Winchester, Illinois, United States
(217) 742-3219
Friday
7
July
Funeral Service
10:00 am
Friday, July 7, 2017
Coonrod Funeral Home
107 E.Cross
Winchester, Illinois, United States
(217) 742-3219
Friday
7
July
Burial
11:00 am
Friday, July 7, 2017
White Hall Cemetery
Rt. 67
White Hall, Illinois, United States
Military Honors
Military Honors will be conducted at the graveside by the Winchester Combined Military Honors Detail