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Sutton Memorial Home
Friday December 15th, 2017
11:00am - 1:00pm

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Mt. Auburn Christian Church
Friday December 15th, 2017

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William E. Stuart

William E. Stuart, 65 of Mt. Auburn passed away on Monday, December 11, 2017 at 8:24 a.m. at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. He was born on September 3, 1952 in Taylorville, IL the Son of Junior Elwood and Julia Ellen (Hobbs) Stuart. He married Shirley Milburn on February 1, 1986 in Niantic, IL. William “Prairie Dog” worked at Caterpillar retiring as a Crane Operator. He was a member of the NRA, Ducks Unlimited, Varmint Hunter, National Wild Turkey Federation, Coyote Slayer, Kedron Lodge #340 AF & AM in Mt. Auburn, IL, Ansar Shrine, Warrensburg Sportsman’s Club, 1000 and 1500 yard club, Classic Car Enthusiast and the FS Coffee Club.

Surviving are his Wife: Shirley Stuart of Mt. Auburn, IL; Son: Brent Milburn of Mt. Auburn; Daughter: Tracy (Jason) Elam of Mt. Auburn, IL; Grandchildren: Haley, Riley and Madilyn Elam; Mother: Julia “Jute” Stuart of Taylorville, IL; Sister-in-Law: Marilyn Stuart; Nieces: Karen (Dean) Beck, Rachel (Sam) Peabody and his Beloved Dog: Bugsy. He was preceded in death by his Dad and his Brother: Steve Stuart.  

Visitation will be held on Friday, December 15, 2017 from 11:00-1:00 p.m. at Mt. Auburn Christian Church in Mt. Auburn with Memorial service starting at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Dan Armstrong officiating. Inurnment will be held at Grove City Cemetery in Grove City, IL.

Memorials may be made to the Mt. Auburn Christian Church 128 W. Church St. Mt. Auburn, IL 62547.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Jute, Shirley Jean and all Bill's Family and Friends.. My love and Prayers are with you.

Pam Patrick Dec 17 2017 12:00 AM

Julia and family,

We want to send you our condolences and prayers. Our hearts go out to you for your loss. It's important to remember the good times we shared.

Dale and Linda

Dale and Linda Sloan Dec 14 2017 12:00 AM

So sad to learn of Bill's passing. My deepest sympathies to his family, God's blessings on you.

Dale Conaway Dec 14 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of William Stuart

Stick Dec 13 2017 12:00 AM

I'm so sorry for the passing of Bill. May God wrap His arms around your family and comfort you in this grieving time.

Carolynn Carter (Anderson) Dec 13 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of William Stuart

Moore Families Dec 13 2017 12:00 AM

I am very sorry at the loss of your father for your whole family sending condolences good thoughts and prayers your way you are in our thoughts.

MarlenaGartshore Dec 13 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of William Stuart

Terry Ayers Dec 12 2017 12:00 AM

Prayers to the family. Sorry for your loss. Les and Sally Kuehl

Les and Sally Kuehl Dec 12 2017 12:00 AM

May God comfort you all in this time of need please know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers.

Max and Joyce Deters Dec 12 2017 12:00 AM

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