William W. “Bill” Hackney, age 88, of Casey, IL went home to be with the Lord at 5:20 a.m. on Sunday, March 5, 2023 at Gibson Family Center for Hospice Care in Terre Haute, IN surrounded by his loving family. He was born April 3, 1934 in Martinsville, IL, the son of Benjamin Harrison Hackney and Mattie Belle Ulrey Hackney. On February 22, 1958 he married Mary Lou Decker in Casey, IL.
Survivors include his loving wife of 65 years, Mary Lou of Casey, IL; daughters, Charlotte Norris (Ron) of Casey, IL and Charlene Lewis (Dan) of Casey, IL; grandchildren, Kellen Norris (Jayme) of Terre Haute, IN, Amy Norris of Charleston, IL, Nicole Gibson (Josh) of Wilsonville, AL, and Natalie Shipman (Mark) of Casey, IL; great grandchildren, Raelynn Gibson, Lydia Norris, Everly Bovard, Marlie Shipman, Matilyn Norris, Margo Gibson, and Micah Shipman; sister-in-law, Mary Hackney of Martinsville, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Edgar Dale Hackney.
Bill was a 1952 graduate of Martinsville High School. He owned and operated Hackney Service Center in Casey, IL. He was commonly known as “The Maytag Man of Casey” and always enjoyed helping people. Bill was a faithful and devoted member of Casey First Baptist Church and helped with the new church addition. He loved his family dearly.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, March 10, 2023 at Casey First Baptist Church, Casey, IL with Pastor Jon McDonald, Rev. Gene Ellis, and Rev. Tom Marsh officiating. Burial will follow in Casey Cumberland Cemetery, Casey, IL. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 9, 2023 at Casey First Baptist Church, 101 E. Alabama Ave., Casey, IL 62420.
Memorial donations may be made to Casey First Baptist Church, PO BOX 187, Casey, IL 62420.
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