William L. 'Bill' Musgrave

William L. 'Bill' Musgrave

William L. “Bill” Musgrave, 72, of Cobden, died Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, at the Marion VA Medical Center.

 He was born on March 16, 1948, in Gary, Ind., the son of Richard and Helen Suryer Musgrave.

Mr. Musgrave is survived by his children, Randy Musgrave (Judy Ray) of Anna, Bill Jr. (April) Musgrave of Anna, Christina (Brad) Walling of Jonesboro, Ark., Josh (Tobie) Clark of Indianapolis, Ind., and Lisa Clark of St. Louis; nine grandchildren, Anthony Musgrave, Heather (Scott) Carter, Katlyn Turner (Andrew Yeakey), Logan Turner, Lainey Walling, Mason Musgrave, Megan (Freddy) Morse, Marilyn Musgrave and Hannah Trexler; great-grandchildren Gage Musgrave, Meredith, Camden, Hayden and Makenzie Carter; siblings Richard (Brenda) Musgrave of Marion, Sue (Terry) Johnson of St. Louis, Robert (Diana) Musgrave of Johnston City and Theresa Major of Texas; many other relatives and friends. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant daughter, Alice Musgrave; a great-grandson, Clinton Musgrave; twin sister Mary Fox; a niece, Kathryn Fox; and a nephew, Daniel Fox.

Mr. Musgrave retired from the Marion Federal Prison after working for 22 years as a correctional officer. 

He served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam. He was the retired DAV commander for the State of Illinois and the past post commander for the VFW’s Carroll P. Foster Post No. 3455 in Anna.

Graveside funeral services were at noon Friday, Nov. 27, at the Alto Pass Cemetery, with chaplain Richard Bittle officiating. Interment immediately followed.

Military rites were conducted by the VFW’s Carroll P. Foster Post No. 3455 of Anna and the Illinois Army National Guard funeral honor team. 

Memorials can be made to the activity fund at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna.

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit www.rendlemanhilemanfh.com. 

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Cobden was in charge of arrangements.

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