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William McFall

October 3, 1945 — June 7, 2016

Eureka-William Dean McFall, 70, of Eureka, IL passed away at 5:08 am on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at Heartland Health Care in Normal.

He was born on October 3, 1945 in Seymour, MO a son of Luellen and Mildred McFall.

Surviving are his two children, William Eugene (Tanya Foster) McFall of Albuquerque, NM; Shirley (Patrick) James of Colorado; his mother, Mildred McFall of Eureka; one granddaughter, Heaven Leigh James of Arlington, TX; five sisters, Eulavie (Julian) Kight of Chenoa, IL; Treva (Leo) Kern of Galena, IL; Patricia (Donald) Downen of Secor, IL; Wanda Sutter of Hudson, IL; Margaret Davidson of Normal, IL; and one brother, Joseph Lee (Mary) McFall of Dunedin, FL.

He was preceded in death by his father and brother-in-law, Steven Sutter.

William served his country with the U.S. Marines during the Vietnam War. He retired from Caterpillar and was a member of the Local UAW 974 and the Central Illinois Gourd Dance Club.

A visitation will be held from 4-6 pm on Sunday, June 12, 2016 at the Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 pm on Monday, June 13, 2016 at Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield, IL where military rites will be accorded at the grave. Rev. Doug Hicks will officiate.

Memorials may be made to the U.S. Marine Corp Toys For Tots. Online condolences may be made at


JUN 12. 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (CDT)

Argo-Ruestman-Harris Eureka
508 South Main Street
Eureka, IL 61530-1316

Graveside services

JUN 13. 1:00 PM (CDT)

Camp Butler National Cemetery
Springfield, IL

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