William R. "Billy" Wolverton, 69, Tuscola, Ill., formerly of Brazil, Ind., passed away at 11:17 a.m., Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at his residence.
Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, at the Hilligoss Shrader Funeral Home, 705 South Main Street, Tuscola, IL. Masonic Services will take place at 6 p.m., on Sunday at the funeral home.
Graveside Services will take place at noon Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at the Highland Lawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, with military graveside rites accorded.
Bill was born on Sep. 15, 1943, in Brazil, the son of Robert W. and Virginia L. Siepman Wolverton. He married Niceta J. Stevens Nihiser on Dec. 21, 1992, in Tuscola, Ill. She survives.
Other survivors include his mother of Tuscola, two step-children Richard Nihiser, Tuscola, and Robin Nihiser, Pierre, S.D.
Bill retired from Ferguson Motor Sales in Tuscola, where he worked for 27 years. He was a US Army Veteran. Bill was a member of the Tuscola Masonic Lodge #332, AF & AM and the Tuscola Moose Lodge. Bill was an avid sports fan, especially a fan of the Fighting Illini.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society.
Online condolences to the family may be sent via hilligossshraderfh.com