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William Thomas Bacon, Jr
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Birth: Jul. 27, 1943
West Frankfort
Franklin County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 8, 2007
Franklin County
Illinois, USA

William Thomas Bacon Jr., 63, of West Frankfort passed away Monday, January 8, 2007 at 6:58 a.m. at Franklin Hospital in Benton. He was born June 23, 1943 in West Frankfort to William Bacon Sr. and Viola (Davis) Bacon. He married Sharon (Vitelli) Bacon on July 28, 1973 in Park Forest, Illinois and she survives.

Besides his wife Sharon, he is also survived by his mother, Viola Vene of Grand Rivers, Ky.; three sons, William T. Bacon III of Evansville, Indiana, Chris Bacon of Cape Coral, Florida and Terry John Bacon of Michigan; two daughters, Tresa Denise Bumgardner of Rockford, Illinois and Patricia June Bacon of Poplar Grove, Illinois. Also surviving are ten grandchildren and three great grandchildren, and half sisters, Gayla, Cheryl and Linda.

He was preceded in death by his father, an infant daughter, Rebecca Lynn Bacon, his step father, John Vene Jr., who raised him, a grand son, Jeramy Tennant and by three brothers, Richard Bacon, David Bacon and John Vene.

He served in the United States Marines from 1961-1962 and was a Registered E.M.T. and ambulance driver.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 12, 2007 at 11 a.m. at the Parker-Reedy Funeral Home in West Frankfort with Tom Gray officiating. Entombment will be in the Tower Heights Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday to the Parker-Reedy Funeral Home 
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  Viola Davis Vene (1925 - 2015)
  Sharon Vitelli Bacon (1947 - 2007)*
  Johnny Vene (____ - 1980)*
  William Thomas Bacon (1943 - 2007)
*Calculated relationship
Tower Heights Cemetery
West Frankfort
Franklin County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Michael Cremer
Record added: Aug 14, 2011
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William Thomas Bacon, Jr
Added by: Michael Cremer
William Thomas Bacon, Jr
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 Added: Jun. 28, 2012

 Added: Aug. 14, 2011

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