William P. Sexton, age 73, of Greenville, passed away Tuesday, December 8 at Belleville Memorial Hospital. Funeral services for 73 year old William P. Sexton will be Saturday, December 12 at 1:00 p.m. at Young Funeral Home. Burial will be in Smith Grove Cemetery with military honors by V.F.W. Post 1377. Friends may call Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to service time at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Columbus Baptist Church or Disabled Veterans of America.
Bill was born May 3, 1953 in Staunton, IL He married Bonnie Russell on August 2, 1980 in Newville, PA. Bill graduated from Mulberry Grove High School. He answered his country’s call and joined the United States Air Force serving in Viet Nam as a Staff Seargant where he received multiple medals and commendations He was honorably discharged in 1970. He worked for Carlisle Syntec Systems and retired after over 20 years. He enjoyed bowling, and playing softball. He also loved his two precious dogs
He is survived by his wife Bonnie of Greenville, his foster mother Elnoma Zucksworth, his children David Dunn of Pocahontas, IL, Christine (Keith) Crooks of Powell, OH, and William H.P. Sexton of Belleville, IL. His brothers Larry Zuckworth of Maryville, IL and Kevin Scoggins of Carrollton, IL. His sisters Ruth Ann (Warner) Embly of Brighton, IL, and Mary Zucksworth of Maryville, IL. His is also survived by his grandchildren, Derrick Dunn, Kortnie Dunn, Holly Jo Dunn, Andrew Crooks, Maria Crooks, Jaimie Sexton, and M.J. Sexton along with his beloved dogs Bubba & Spud. He was preceded in death by his sister Nancy Warner, and two brothers Rick Sexton and Jim Sexton.
Young Funeral Home
118 E College Ave
Greenville, IL 62246