William E. Kinsey, 77, of Tremont passed away at 6:52 pm Sunday November 26, 2017 at OSF St. Francis Emergency Room.
He was born November 9, 1940 to Eugene and Edna Moser Kinsey in Pekin. He married Sandra King in 1968 and then later married Sharon Wiemer in June 1979 and she survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Robert (Carmen) Kinsey of California, Creston (Jennifer) Kinsey of Tremont; one daughter Kimberly Tardy of Mississippi; one step-son, Michael (Tammy) Lippert of Delavan; five grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; one great grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, two step-sons and one great-grandson.
He served in the United States Navy from 1959 to 1963.
He retired from Tazewell Service in 1989 after being injured at work in 1985.
William enjoyed gardening, cooking, fishing and playing with his grandchildren.
A graveside service will be at 11:45 am Saturday December 2, 2017 at Antioch Cemetery. Pastor Josh Beutow will officiate. Visitation will be from 10:00-11:30 am Saturday at Davis-Oswald Funeral Home in Tremont.
Memorials may be made to Tremont Athletic Department.
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