CARBONDALE – William “Bill” Jacklin, 86, of Carbondale, passed away on Friday, May 24, 2019 at Helia Healthcare of Energy.
Bill was born June 28, 1932 to Peter and Harriet (Grow) Jacklin in Chicago. He married Judith King on November 5, 1966. She preceded him in death on May 17, 1997.
Bill served his country in the US Navy from 1952 until 1955. He went on to work as an Electronics Technician for Universal Oil Products until his retirement. Bill was of the Catholic faith. He was an active member in the Knights of Columbus and a member of American Association of Retired Persons.
Surviving him is son, William (Kim) Jacklin of Newport Richey, FL; daughters, Beth (Malcom) Morrison of Carbondale and Mary (Steve) Lane of West Chicago; six grandchildren, Kevin and Kaitlyn Morrison, Matthew and Brandon Lane, and Liam and Jayna Jacklin; and many cousins.
He is preceded in death by his parents; wife; sister, Lorraine; and brother, Robert Jacklin.
Visitation will be 11 AM until 1 PM on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at Muzyka and Sons Funeral Home, 5776 West Lawrence Avenue in Chicago. Burial with military honors will follow at St. Boniface Cemetery, Chicago.
Meredith Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.
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