William "Bill" G. Bowling, 61, of Maryville Ill., born November 24, 1954, in Hopkinsville Ky., passed away at 12:40 p.m. Monday, May 30, 2016, at St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, Mo.
Bill worked for 32 years for Keeley & Sons in Collinsville, Ill. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Maryville, Ill., the Edwardsville Gun Club; he was an avid fly fisherman and hunter. Most of all, he loved being with his children, grandchildren, and family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George Ernest and Ada Alice, nee Croft, Bowling.
Surviving are his wife, Sherry, nee Brewster, Nazetta, whom he married on December 4, 2015; his children, Stacy (Scott) Nonn of Granite City Ill., Kelly Garst of Lisle Ill., Wesley (Rebecca) Bowling of Jacksonville Fla, Christopher (Lori) Nazetta of Maryville Ill., Mark (Ellen) Nazetta of Edwardsville Ill., and Alex Nazetta of Maryville Ill.; 10 grandchildren, Tyler, Gavin, Sloan, Lillian, William, Shane, Colten, Jett, Isabella, and Vincent; two sisters: Susan (Tim) Ball of Louisville KY, and Alice Work of Evansville IN; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, Maryville, Ill.
For condolences, go to: BarryWilsonFuneralHome.com.
Visitation: Memorial visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 2, 2016, at First Baptist Church of Maryville, 7110 State Route 162, Maryville Ill., 62062.
Service: Memorial services will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 2, 2016, at the church, with Rev. Dr. Tom Hufty officiating.
FUNERAL HOME, Maryville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on June 1, 2016