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William "Bill" A. Roe

May 14, 1951 June 30, 2018
William "Bill" A. Roe
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Obituary for William "Bill" A. Roe

PEORIA – William “Bill” Alan Roe, 67, of Peoria, died at 11:22 p.m. Saturday, June 30, 2018, at his home surrounded by family.

He was born May 14, 1951, in Macomb, IL, to William Lee and Sandra Ann (Newell) Roe. He married Rose Leibe on November 1, 2015 in Bartonville, IL.

Bill is survived by his wife, Rose; his daughter, Phoebe A. Roe; his son, Alexander L. Roe; 14 brothers and sisters; and 85 nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Lee Ann Roe.

Bill attended both Spalding Institute and Manual High School in Peoria. After graduating, he joined the U.S. Army and served in Vietnam in the 82nd Airborne Division, 173rd Airborne Brigade, and he earned a purple heart. He worked for 30 years as a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service.

He enjoyed shooting sport, fishing, and various activities with friends and family. Bill loved his pets and spending every moment he could with his family.

Cremation rites will be accorded. A celebration of life will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 5, 2018, at The Wilton Mortuary in Peoria.

Memorial donations may be made to Peoria County Animal Protection Services (PCAPS).

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Celebration of Life




4:00 PM 7/5/2018 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 7/5/2018 6:00:00 PM
The Wilton Mortuary

2101 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603

The Wilton Mortuary
2101 N. Knoxville Ave. Peoria 61603 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution


2600 NE Perry Avenue
Peoria, Illinois 61603

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