William R. Matheny, 90, of Kenney, Illinois passed away 8:45 PM May 4, 2019 at his family residence, Kenney, Il.


No services are planned at this time.  Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL assisted the family with cremation rites.


Memorials may be directed to William’s grandson, Hunter Matheny.


William was born May 7, 1928 in Waynesville, IL the son of Ollie and Inez (Hull) Matheny. He married Dolores Ann Koons November 17, 1961 in Mesa, Arizona. She passed away August 11, 2009.


Survivors include his son, James (Deborah) Matheny, Clinton, IL and grandson, Hunter Matheny, Kenney, IL; and sister, Irene Weinel of Arkansas.


He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings:  Robert Matheny, Louisa Mandrell, Wilma Lane, Bessie Chandler, Charlotte Marks, and James Matheny.


William was a WW II Navy veteran.  He worked for Latham Grain, Latham, IL before retiring in 1994.  William was a die-hard Cardinal fan and enjoyed gardening.  Most importantly, he enjoyed spending time with his grandson, Hunter.

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