Bill H. Shick, age 74, of St. Francisville, Illinois passed away on Thursday, April 16, 2020 at his residence. He was born on December 15, 1945 in Lawrence County, Illinois, the son of Denver L. and Ruth (Courtright) Shick. He married Phyllis Ritchie on September 9, 1967 and she preceded him in death on October 22, 2012. He married Kathy Frye on July 19, 2019 and she survives.
Bill was the Lawrence Township Road Commissioner for 20 years, as well as a farmer. His memberships included the Billett United Methodist Church, the Elks, and the Moose. He enjoyed Harley Motorcycles, Daytona Bike Week, tractor pulls, and sprint car racing. He was a good father and grandfather, as well as a caring and considerate man that enjoyed doing things for others. He served his country in the National Guard.
Preceding him in death were his parents; wife, Phyllis; and one daughter, Jamie Shick.
Survivors include his wife, Kathy; two children, Jeff Shick and wife, Becky and Jenny Chapman all of Lawrenceville, Illinois; one brother, John Shick and wife, Shirley of St. Francisville, Illinois; step-daughter, Jenny Hensley of Henderson, Kentucky; three nephews, Josh Brewer, Jeremy Brewer and wife, Erin, and Jason Shick; one niece, Joni Wells and husband, Colton; five grandchildren, Bobby Shick, Jonathan Chapman, Dakota Chapman, Austin Chapman, and Rachel Earnest; and seven great-grandchildren, Hayden, Myles, Mason, KayLynn, Jadelyn, Jaycie, and Jace.
Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, April 20, 2020 at the Billett United Methodist Church. The service will be private, but will be available for viewing at 10:00 AM on the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home Burial & Cremation Services Facebook page, which can be found with the following link: https://www.facebook.com/Emmons-Macey-Steffey-Funeral-Home-Burial-Cremation-Services-241234759332208/. Friends are invited to drive past the church at 10:45 AM in honor of Bill and his family. Burial will be in the Billett Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Billett United Methodist Church. Please feel free to mail cards and memorial donations to the funeral home at PO Box 564 Lawrenceville, IL 62439.
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