William Earl McCorkle, age 62, of Peoria passed away on Wednesday, December 16, 2020, at his home from complications from Machado-Joseph Disease (SCA-3).
Bill was born on March 2, 1958, in Peoria, IL, to Earl and Violet (Abbott) McCorkle. He married Kimberly Cook on March 12, 2011, in Chillicothe.
Surviving are his wife, Kimberly; his children, Megan (Jason) Morrell of North Carolina, Josh (Jennifer) McCorkle of North Carolina, Hannah (Dillon) Zindel of Towanda, IL, and Isaac (Cassie) McCorkel of Princeville, IL; two grandchildren, Weston McCorkle and Cooper Zindel; his sister, Kathleen (Paul) Theis of Nebraska; his brother-in-law and good friend, Paul Miles; his special little friend, Autumn; and numerous extended family and friends, who thought the world of Bill.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Bill was a steamfitter and a member of the Local 353 for 42 years. He was a Jesus loving member of the Chillicothe Assembly of God and was active in the Special Touch Ministry and Love In Action Food Pantry. He enjoyed playing on various baseball and dartball leagues.
The family would like to thank Dr. John Shallat, Dr. Jorge Kattah and the OSF Care Team for their excellent care for Bill.
Cremation rites will be accorded and a memorial service and celebration of life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe.
Memorials may be made to the Chillicothe Assembly of God Love In Action Food Pantry or the National Ataxia Association.
Online condolences may be made through www.weberhurdfuneralhome.com
Published on February 23, 2021