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William Shrode II

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PEORIA - William R. "Bill" Shrode II, 72, of Peoria passed away at 11:55 a.m. Monday, June 16, 2014, at his residence, with family by his side.

He was born on Sept. 6, 1941, in Peoria, the son of William R. and Edna E. Hayes Shrode. He married Bobette S. Nickles on Jan. 31, 1970, in Peoria.

Surviving are his wife and one daughter, Jamie Shrode, both of Peoria; one son, William R. (Trisha) Shrode III of Elgin; one grandson, Aidan Shrode; two stepgrandchildren, Caitlin Lakin and Rielly Curran; and one sister, Leola Storey of Mexico.

His parents and one sister, Patsy Kelly, preceded him in death.

A 1960 graduate of Manual High School, he worked for various places in Peoria and later worked at Caterpillar Tractor Co. for 33 years, retiring in 2003 as a NC lather operator.

He had many enjoyments in life, but particularly loved collecting model cars and spending time at the Par-A-Dice Casino.

Bill was a strong family man who understood the importance of quality time with his family and will be greatly missed.

Cremation rites have been accorded, with a memorial service scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, June 21, 2014, at the Wilton Mortuary. The Rev. Dr. Paul Isom will officiate. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in his name may be given to the .

Affordable Funeral & Cremation services of Central Illinois is assisting the family with arrangements and notes of condolences may be sent using www.peoriafuneral.com.


Published in Peoria Journal Star from June 19 to June 20, 2014
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