William R. "Bill" Endsley, 79, of Herrin, formerly of Harrisburg, passed away 10:55 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, at Baptist Health Paducah, Paducah, Kentucky.
Bill retired in January 1994 after 30 years working as a sales representative for Proctor and Gamble.
Bill was of the Southern Baptist faith and a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He was born Dec. 15, 1939, in Harrisburg to William and Velma J. (Pyle) Endsley.
Bill was united in marriage with Jane Ruth Bond on June 6, 1964 in Harrisburg, IL. She preceded him in death on May 17, 2014.
Surviving are two brothers-in-law and a sister-in-law, Joel B. Bond (who Bill raised as a son since the age of 7) and Pamela Bond of Harrisburg, John Billman of O'Fallon, Missouri; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, two sisters and a brother-in-law, Phyllis and Allen King and Carolyn Billman.
In accordance with his wishes, he was cremated and will be interred with his wife, Jane, at Sunset Lawn Cemetery in Harrisburg at a later date.
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home in Herrin is assisting the family with final arrangements.
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