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1935 William 2017

William Dehority

July 1, 1935 — July 20, 2017

El Paso - William ‘Bill' Frank Dehority, 82, of El Paso, passed away at 6:55 a.m. on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at his residence.

His funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in El Paso with Rev. Josh Gates officiating. Visitation will be on Monday, from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Interment with Military Honors will be in Evergreen Cemetery in El Paso. Memorials may be made to El Paso Gridley High School Golf Team or Grace Fellowship Church in El Paso.

Bill was born on July 1, 1935 in Chicago, a son to Ray Elsworth and Florence Ann Cella Dehority. He married Marilyn Bohlander on January 26, 1957 in El Paso.

Surviving is his wife, Marilyn Dehority of El Paso; two daughters, Becky (Lawney) Gruen of Bloomington and Kim (Dave) Duncan of El Paso; son, Doug (Carla) Dehority of Forsyth; seven grandchildren; six great grandchildren and brother, Robert Dehority of La Pine, OR.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Ray Dehority, Jr.

Bill graduated from El Paso High School and University of Illinois. He proudly served in the United States Army at Ft. Benning.

Bill was a lifetime farmer in the El Paso area.

He was a member of El Paso Golf Club, Grace Fellowship Church in El Paso, Farmhouse Fraternity at the University of Illinois. Bill formerly served on the El Paso School Board, and was the Greene Township Clerk, also had served on many committees at Grace Fellowship Church including the building committee.


JUL 24. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CDT)

Ruestman-Harris El Paso
40 West Main Street
El Paso, IL 61738-1561

Funeral Service

JUL 25. 10:30 AM (CDT)

Ruestman-Harris - El Paso
40 West Main Street
El Paso, IL 61738

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