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Billy Jack Rardin Sr

May 29, 1936 ~ July 5, 2022 (age 86)


Billy Jack Rardin Sr., age 86, of Casey, IL passed away at 6:24 p.m. on Tuesday, July 5, 2022 at his home.  He was born May 29, 1936 in Terre Haute, IN, the son of John Leslie Rardin and Ruby Catherine Welsh Rardin.  On July 14, 1961 he married Barbara Lynn Hanners in Hazel Dell, IL; she passed away on December 5, 2009.

Survivors include his sons, Bill Rardin, Jr. and wife Lori (Roan) of Lerna, IL; Brent Rardin of Lafayette, IN; Kirk Rardin and wife Donna (Thomas) of Robinson, IL; and Andrew Rardin and wife Amy (Flowers) of Normal, IL; grandchildren, Brandon (Liz), Justin, Abrianne (Michael), Tandrek (Haley), Tayeb (Aaliyah), Keldan (Candra), Katie (Cliff), Ben (Emily), Nate, Jay and Lindi; great-grandchildren, Jocelyn, Aalyse, Tobyas, Leo, Billy, Kieryn, Eva, Rosalie and Amilah and many nephews and nieces.  He was preceded in death by his parents, wife; grandson, Aurek Rardin; daughter-in-law, Jennifer (Pringle) Rardin; brothers, Wendell, Doyle, Joe and Cleo Rardin; and sister, Peggy Thompson.

Bill was a graduate of Martinsville High School.  He was a member of the Hazel Dell Church of God.  Bill loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He enjoyed hummingbirds and his garden.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 9, 2022 at the Markwell Funeral Home, Casey, IL with Richard Vail officiating.  Burial will follow in the Casey Cumberland Cemetery, Casey, IL.  Visitation will be held from 4 – 6 p.m. on Friday evening at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.

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July 8, 2022

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Markwell Funeral Home
200 N. Central Ave. P.O. Box 175 Casey
Casey, IL 62420

Funeral Service
July 9, 2022

2:00 PM
Markwell Funeral Home
200 N. Central Ave. P.O. Box 175 Casey
Casey, IL 62420

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