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William (Bill) Carl Henson

March 22, 1950 — May 31, 2023


William “Bill” Carl Henson 73 of Kevil, passed away Wednesday, May 31, 2023, at Mercy Health in Paducah, KY.

Mr. Henson graduated from Mt. Zion High School in Mt. Zion, IL.  He married Peggy Ford Henson on January 26, 1973.  He worked at A.E. Staley Company for 27 and half years, Northwest Christian School and Campus, and Union Iron.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Peggy Henson; two daughters: Keri Ann (Darren) Rhodes and Rhonda Renee (Chad) Crain; seven grandchildren: Ashley Rhodes, Tiffany (Wes) Walters, Levi (Audrey) Rhodes, Logan Rhodes, Lincoln Rhodes, Coleton Crain and Braiden Crain; great grandchildren: Laekyn Jones, Ademya Walters, Wesley Walters, Scarlett Rhodes; one sister: Sally Pease; three nephews: Richard and Tim Pease and Ronnie Tapscott; one niece, LeeAnn Tapscott; brother in laws/sister in laws: Doug and Penny Dukeman.  Rebecca and Paul Sunderland,   Richard and Frances Basil; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Carl and Elizabeth Brozio Henson.  Brother and wife: David and Sandy Tapscott. Sister in law: Bonnie and Mike Parker and Curt Chatham, Uncle; Troy and Jean Henson.  Uncle Lloyd and Jo Henson.  Brothers in law, Donald Pease and Victor Ford.  Granddaughter, Emily Elizabeth Rhodes.  Special friends: Roy and Jeanett McKown.  Mother in law: Nina Ford.  Beloved pets; Smooch, Lady, June Bug, Abby, Rocket, Olivia.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11am on Friday, June 16, 2023 at Antioch Christian Church, 5409 E US 36, Decatur, IL 62521.

Lindsey Funeral Home is handling all arrangements.

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