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William "Bill" Lee

September 30, 1934 March 28, 2018
William "Bill" Lee
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Obituary for William "Bill" Lee

Mr. William "Bill" Lee, 83, of Barry, Illinois, passed away at 1:41 pm. Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at the Barry Community Care Center in Barry.

He was born September 30, 1934, in rural Pike County, Illinois, to James Cicero & Bernice Amy (Bernard) Lee. They preceded him in death.

He is survived by 4 daughters, Jeanette Sprague, husband Gary, of Thompsonville, Illinois; Billie Obrecht & friend Bobby Brawley, of West Frankfort, Illinois; Kathy Cardin of Benton, Illinois, and Lori King of West Frankfort, Illinois; 3 step-sons, Robert Cawthon, of Beverly, Illinois; John Cawthon, wife Terri, of Barry, Illinois; Whiti Cawthon, wife Cathy, of Barry, Illinois; 3 step-daughters, Eva McDonald, husband John, of Pittsfield; Maxine Bates of Barry, Illinois; and Donna Cawthon, of Barry, Illinois; numerous grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.

He is also survived by 1 brother Charles "Rollie" Lee, wife Diane, of Barry, Illinois and 1 sister Rebecca Ruble of Martinsburg, Illinois.

He was preceded in death by Carolina Cawthon, his companion of 38 years; 2 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and 1 step-son.

Bill grew up and lived his life in the Barry area. He did farm work and operated his lawn service. He enjoyed collecting toys, dancing and visiting with his friends.

Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Sunday, April 1, 2018, at the Kirgan Funeral Home in Barry.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, April 2, 2018, at the Kirgan Funeral Home in Barry.

Burial will be in Park Lawn Cemetery in Barry.

Memorials are suggested to the Barry Community Care Center Activity Fund.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

1

Apr

4:00 PM 4/1/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 4/1/2018 7:00:00 PM
Kirgan Funeral Home

940 Greene Street
Barry, IL 62312

Kirgan Funeral Home
940 Greene Street Barry 62312 IL
United States

Service

Monday

2

Apr

10:00 AM 4/2/2018 10:00:00 AM
Kirgan Funeral Home

940 Greene Street
Barry, IL 62312

Kirgan Funeral Home
940 Greene Street Barry 62312 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Park Lawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

Main St.
Barry, IL 62312

Main St. Barry 62312 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Barry Community Care Center Activity Fund

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