We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell
William "Bill" McCree
Funeral services will be Friday, June 13, 2008 for 77 year old William
"Bill" McCree of Chester, IL who passed away Sunday, June 8, 2008 at
Memorial Hospital in Chester, IL.
He was born September 7, 1930 in Williamson County, IL, the son of
William and Marie (Ashoff) McCree.
He married Barbara Jones on June 2, 1956 in Walsh, IL and she survives of
Also surviving is one son, Robert McCree of Huntingdon, TN. Three
sisters, Barbara Bockhorn of Waterloo, IL, Pat Wagner of Aurora, CO and
Martha Harpst of Champaign, IL. Two brothers, Frank and Kenneth McCree both
of Sparta, IL. One daughter in law, Marilyn Duensing of Bremen, IL. One
Aunt, Wilma Hampton of Carterville, IL. Five grandchildren along with
nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two sons.
Friends are calling from 4pm to 8pm Thursday, June 12, 2008 and from
7:30am to 9:00am Friday, June 12, 2008 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home
in Chester, IL. Friends may also call from 10am to 11am Friday, June 12,
2008 at Zion Lutheran Church in Chester, IL.
Funeral service for William "Bill" McCree will be Friday, June 13, 2008
at 11am from Zion Lutheran Church in Walsh, IL with Rev. Harold Weber
Burial will be in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Walsh, IL with Military
Graveside Service under the direction of VFW Post #3553 of Chester, IL.
Memorials can be made to Zion Lutheran Cemetery Fund or to the Radio Fund
of St. John Lutheran Church of Chester, IL.