William “Bill” Q. Driver, 88, of Chatham, died Sunday, June 21, 2020 at St. John’s Hospital.
He was born March 31, 1932, the son of Emmett and Katherine (Shearburn) Driver. He married Barbara June Creasey in 1951.
Bill proudly served his country as an Army Staff Sergeant, during the Korean War. He went on to work in the insurance industry as a Vice-President for Franklin Life Insurance, retiring after 37 years of service. Bill was a native to the Chatham community and belonged to the Chatham Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara of Chatham; two daughters, MaDonna (Jerry) Lackey of Chatham and Marilyn (Jeff) Moore of Woodbury, Tennessee; sister, Margaret “Peggy” (Tom) Kile of Elizabethtown, Tennessee; two brothers, Wendell (Grace) Driver of Auburn and Kenneth (Shirley) Driver of Springfield; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.
Family will receive friends from 10 to 11:15 a.m. Thursday, June 25 at Chatham Baptist Church, 1500 East Walnut, Chatham. Illinois COVID-19 guidance will be followed. Funeral Ceremony will follow at 11:30 a.m. with Rev. Jerry Weber officiating. Burial will take place at Chatham Memorial Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to: Chatham Baptist Church, 1500 East Walnut Street, Chatham, IL 62629 or Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675. Butler Funeral Home – Chatham, is in charge of arrangements.