He was born June 4, 1928, in Canton, the son of Charles H. and Lena (Shaffer) Myers. Bill married the love of his life, Betty Hadsall on June 25, 1949 in Canton.
She survives after 63 years of marriage, along with one son, Charles D. (Debra) Myers of Bull Shoals, AR; grandchildren, Amy (Elizabeth) Myers of Champaign, Eric (Brandy) Myers of Hanna City, and Justine Myers of Canton; great-granddaughter, Bailey; and sister, Laurene Khun of Hamilton, and many other close friends and extended family.
Preceding him in death were his parents and brother.
Bill worked as an oiler for 31 ½ years for International Harvester in Canton before retiring.
He was a member of His River of Life Church in Liverpool; UAW Local 1357; and was a lifetime member of the Canton Moose Lodge. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved duck hunting. Bill enjoyed spending time with his wife and family, who will miss him dearly.
A visitation will be on Thursday, November 15th from 12 noon til 1:00 pm with services starting at 1:00 pm at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton. Pastor Sheldon Westerfield will officiate. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Canton.
Memorials may be made in his honor to Children’s Hospital of Illinois Neonatal ICU in Peoria, IL.
To view Bill’s memorial DVD or submit online condolences, you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com
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