MURPHYSBORO — William "Bill" Eugene Sizemore, 83, passed away May 11, 2018, at his home, surrounded by family and friends.
Bill was born April 25, 1935, in Du Quoin, to Roy and Mildred Sizemore who preceded him in death.
Bill retired from Caruthers Elementary School District as a custodian.
He also served his country as a marine in the U.S. Marine Corp.
He is survived by his brother, Galen (Glenda) Sizemore; children; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.
Other than his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his wife, Elsie; and sister, Janet.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, May 14, in Crain Pleasant Grove-Murdale Funeral Home. Services will follow the visitation at 1 p.m. at the funeral home, with Josemon Hoem officiating. Entombment will follow in Pleasant Grove Memorial Park Mausoleum. Military Rites will be accorded.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran School or Hospice of Southern Illinois and will be accepted at the funeral home.
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