Mr. William D. “Billy Don” Grauer, 65, of Tovey, IL, passed away at 8:00 p.m. Thursday, November 7, 2013 in Meadow Manor Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Taylorville, IL.
He was born in Taylorville, IL on January 7, 1948, the son of Don and Betty Geraldine “Gerry” (Meacham) Grauer. Mr. Grauer graduated from South Fork High School. He was a retired a coal miner, and a member of United Mine Workers Of America Local 9819 and the Kincaid Knights of Columbus council #4446. Billy Don loved spending time with his family and many friends.
Billy Don is survived by his two daughters, Tisha (John) Palmer of Tovey, IL and Marcy (John) Hutchinson of Watseka, IL; his mother, Betty G. “Gerry” Grauer of Taylorville, IL; one brother, Gregory (Patricia) Grauer of Franklin, KY; three grandchildren: Trent Higgason of Tovey, IL, Jack Hutchinson and Ellie Hutchinson, both of Watseka, IL; along with nephews, nieces and great many friends.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, November 14, 2013 at Masterson Funeral Home, Kincaid. Rev. Chad Foster will officiate. Burial will follow in Bethany Cemetery, rural Edinburg, IL. Friends are welcome after 8:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Visitation with his family will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the service starts at 11:00 a.m.
Please visit his on-line obituary and leave a memory at www.mastersonfh.com.