William "Bill" Richard Schrock
William "Bill" Richard Schrock, 87, of Chiefland, Fla., passed away on Nov. 26, 2010. Visitation was held on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010 from 5-7 p.m. at Knauff Funeral Home-Chiefland. Funeral services are on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010 at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Chiefland with Reverend Gordon Keller officiating. Interment is to follow at Shiloh Cemetery, Sumner, Fla., with military honors provided by VFW Post 5625.
Arrangements are under the care of Knauff Funeral Home-Chiefland.
Bill was born on Oct. 25, 1923 in Goodfield, Ill. He served in the United States Army during WW II. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Chiefland, charter member of Eliza American Legion Post 1971, 30-year member of Eliza Fire Department, former member of Mercer County Red Cross Board and a CPR instructor. He coached Little League Baseball for many years. He retired from working at Kent Feeds as a maintenance man in 1985.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years Alberta Schrock; sons, Richard (Marcia) of Manistee, Mich., Roger (Janie) of Bloomsburg, Penn.; daughter Rebecca Stewart (Steve) of Cedar Key, Fla., 6 grandchildren, Wendy (David) Fisher, Shane (Jennifer) Stewart, Alexis, Morgan, Jordan and Nolan Schrock; six great-grandchildren, Joey, Natalie, Kyle Stewart, Morgan, Tori and Mackenzie Fisher; brothers, Ernest (Ferris), Joseph (Marge), Edward (Mary); sisters, Helen Herman and Minnie Miller, along with many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Carrie Schrock; sister, Marjorie Genung and great-grandson Dylan Stewart.