William J. McCauley

Birth
Jersey County, Illinois, USA
Death 14 Feb 2016 (aged 91)
Alton, Madison County, Illinois, USA
Burial Brighton, Macoupin County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 158254972 · View Source
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William was the son of James McCauley and Frances Henrietta "Etta" Coleman.

William's mother was married to Charles Fred Kruse in 1917. He was killed the following year while fighting in World War I.

William's mother then married James McCauley. They were the parents of 8 children, including William. James McCauley died in late 1938 at the age of 45. William's mother eventually married John E. Farmer.

James was married to Viola E. Farmer. She was the daughter of his step-father, John Farmer, and Emma Lena (nee Kuehnel) Farmer.

James worked for Laclede Steel as a tool repairman. Viola and he were the parents of 6 children before their marriage ended.

James died at St. Anthony's Hospital on Valentine's Day 2016. At the time of his death, he was 91 years, 3 months and 23 days old.

He was survived by 4 daughters and 3 sons-in-law; 2 sons and 2 daughters-in-law; 15 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and 3 sisters.

In addition to his father, James was preceded in death by his mother; 1 brother, James McCauley; and 4 sisters, Ruth St. Peters, Margaret McCauley, Betty Lake and Edna Bounds; and 1 son-in-law, David Graviett.

Visitation was held from 4 to 8 p.m. on 18 Feb 2016 at Targhetta and Wooldridge Funeral Home in Brighton, Illinois. Funeral services were conducted there at 10 a.m. the following morning.

The family requested that memorials, if desired, be made to the Godfrey Church of Christ.

Children: 4 daughters, 2 sons.

Father of:
(Living) McCauley Crawford
(Living) McCauley Garrett
(Living) McCauley Graviett
(Living) McCauley Alexander
(Living) McCauley
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  • Created by: Lynn
  • Added: 16 Feb 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 158254972
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William J. McCauley (22 Oct 1924–14 Feb 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 158254972, citing Brighton City Cemetery, Brighton, Macoupin County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Lynn (contributor 47138895) .