William Cain, Sr.

Obituary of William Cain, Sr.

William R. Cain, Sr., age 75, of Palmyra, Il. died Sunday evening (July 9, 2017) at his residence.

He was born August 4, 1941 in Fieldon, Il. son of the late Noah and Grace McClue Cain.

He married Joyce Arnold on October 8, 1962 in Alton, Il. and she survives.

Also surviving two daughters, Tammy Oathout of Hartford, Il. and Rhonda Cain of Palmyra, Il.; one son, William R. Cain, Jr. of Hartford, Il.; two grandchildren, Samantha Talkington (Jesse) and Kimberly Emery both of Palmyra, Il.; four great-grandchildren, Mya-Ann, Camina, Hunter, and Bo; three sisters, Juanita Edgell of Marion, Il., Leomia Harrington (Vernon) of Troy, Mo., Delores Adams of West Frankfort, Il.; one brother, Stanley Cain (Janette) of Carrier Mills, Il.; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Leroy Cain and Eugene Cain.

He was an auto mechanic in the area for many years and loved the outdoors, fishing and hunting.  He also enjoyed making race cars, racing at Gateway in St. Louis, Mo. 

Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Friday (July 14, 2017) at Oak Hill Cemetery in Palmyra, Il.

There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be made family.  Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.airsman-hires.com.  Stults-Neece Chapel in Palmyra, Il. is in charge of arrangements.