William A. "Bill" Cranfill, Sr., 81, passed away Saturday, February 8, 2014. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at Park Lawn Funeral Home, 8251 Hillcrest Rd. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, at Park Lawn Funeral Home. Burial will be at Green Lawn Cemetery with military honors. Bill was born Jan. 22, 1932, in Kansas City, Mo., to Edward Bellamy and Anna Rose (Wesley) Cranfill. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps
. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Eunice P. Cranfill; two brothers, Edward Bellamy Cranfill, Jr. and Clifford Cranfill. He leaves his children, Marilyn (John) Morgan, Vickie Jones, Bill Cranfill, Jr., Sherral (Kevin) Connell, Deanna (Cheryl Buntz) Cranfill and Julie Fender; 12 grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Arr.: Park Lawn Funeral Home, (816) 523-1234.