August 25, 1931 - April 7, 2016
Billy Lee Carl, 84, of Cissna Park, IL, passed away at 6:00 A.M. Thursday April 7, 2016, at Heritage Health Therapy & Senior Living in Hoopeston, IL. He was born August 25, 1931, in Hoopeston, IL, the son of Vearl and Margaret (Carl) Pittser. He married Raymojean Scott on May 19, 1955 in Lawrenceville, IL. She survives in Cissna Park, IL. He is survived by two daughters, Sharon Lynn (Terry) Polson of Hoopeston, IL and Frances Young of Cissna Park, IL; two sons, Jim Carl and Susie Rogers-Carl of Bourbonnais, IL and Al (Julie) Carl of Hoopeston, IL; one sister, Shirley (Robert) McDaniel of Port Charlotte, FL; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren with 2 on the way and 22 nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Jo Shields; son-in-law, Lyle Young; brother-in-law, Ray Shields and nephew, Billy Shields. Billy worked as a milkman for Meadow Gold Dairy for 38 years, until his retirement. He served in the United States Air Force from November 1951 – October 1955. Billy was a past Hoopeston Little League coach, who enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening and music. He also enjoyed watching Nascar and was a Dale Earnhardt fan. He was an avid Chicago White Sox fan and Chicago Bears fan. He raised and bred quarter horses and also raised registered English Pointers and Dobermans. One of Billy’s greatest enjoyments was spending time with his grandchildren. Visitation will be held 10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Tuesday April 12, 2016 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL. The funeral service will follow the visitation and will begin at 1:00 P.M. Tuesday at the funeral home, with Terry Polson officiating. Burial will be at Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston, with military rites being accorded by the Hoopeston American Legion Post #384 and the Hoopeston VFW Buddy Egnew Post #4826. Memorials may be made to Iroquois County Hospice 200 Laird Lane Watseka, IL 60970 or the Hoopeston Animal Shelter 901 W. Main St. Hoopeston, IL 60942.
Billy Lee Carl, 84, of Cissna Park, IL, passed away at 6:00 A.M. Thursday April 7, 2016, at Heritage Health Therapy & Senior Living in Hoopeston, IL. He was born August 25, 1931, in Hoopeston, IL, the son of Vearl and Margaret (Carl) Pittser.... View Obituary & Service Information
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