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William Hemp

11/29/1949 - 1/5/2018

PEORIA ~ William Fredrick Hemp, Jr., 68, of Peoria, passed away at 10:52 a.m. Friday, January 5, 2018 at his residence.

He was born November 29, 1949 in Peoria to William Fredrick and Virginia Marie (Dismang) Hemp. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Cathy Rubel.

Surviving are one sister, Nancy Boise of East Peoria; two nieces, Carri Baker of East Peoria and Lorri Blair of Pekin; two nephews, John Baker of East Peoria and Terry (Raquel) Blair of Pekin; many great-nieces and nephews; his aunt, Helen Dismang of Peoria and several dear lifelong friends.

William served in the United States Marine Corp.

An avid reader, William loved the sport of tennis and discussing politics and world events with friends.

A gathering celebrating William’s life will be held at a later date. Cremation has been accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Creve Coeur.

Memorial contributions may be given to South Side Mission, 1127 S Laramie St, Peoria, IL 61605.

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