William “Bill” James
William “Bill” James, age 74, of Quincy, died Monday, December 4, 2017, at 3:15 pm in St. Vincent’s Home.
William was born March 19, 1943 in Honolulu, Hawaii, the son of William and Flora Schultz James. He married Helen “Kay” Krigbaum in April of 1966. She preceded him in death on July 13, 2016.
Bill serves in the United States Marine Corps from 1961 until 1965. After his military service, he was employed by Gardner Denver, where he was a press operator for almost 40 years. Bill was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. In his spare time he enjoyed league bowling at the Tangerine Bowl, playing baseball, and playing cards, especially poker and pinochle.
Survivors include: his daughter, Lisa James of Quincy, IL; his son, William T. “Troy” James of Quincy, IL; a granddaughter, Kayla Marie Edgecomb of Quincy, IL; four great-grandchildren: Allie Nicole Hastings, Alyssa Renee Hastings, Kaiden Lee Edgecomb, John Charles McMillan V; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
William was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Jimmy James.
Services: 10:00 am Monday, December 11, 2017 at Sunset Cemetery, with Major Andrew Miller officiating.
Burial: Sunset Cemetery, Quincy, Illinois
Visitation: there will be no visitation, but friends are invited to the service.
Memorials: donor’s choice
Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.