Jr. William "Bill" Ream

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May 14, 1946 - November 13, 2019
Born in Columbus, OH
Resided in O'Fallon, MO

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William “Bill” Ream Jr., of O’Fallon, MO, passed away Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at the age of 73. Cherished son of the late Jean and William M. Ream, Sr.; dear brother of the late Steve Ream. Beloved husband of Edna Ream; devoted father of Charles "Chuck" Ream, Hollie (Che) Dyer, Desiree Paris, and Nathan (Amanda Barker) Ream; loving grandfather of Joseph Ream, Devan (Jamison) Franks, Jacob Ream, Hannah Wackernagle, Lily Wackernagle, and Cole Lay; dear brother of Sandy (Earl) Robertson, and Diane Todd.

Bill proudly served his country in the United States Navy on the USS Intrepid. He retired from Bodine Aluminum. Bill loved his dog, Frani, loved to watch the Price is Right, Jeopardy, and Wheel of Fortune. He was also a St. Louis Cardinals Fan. Bill loved music, especially The Beatles, Pink Floyd, and Bob Dylan. He loved to travel all over the United States with his wife. Bill was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew.

Memorials may be made in Bill's name to Special Olympics.

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  1. D & A WIlson November 15, 2019 at 2:48 pm - Reply

    candle 6Devan,

    So sorry for your loss. Praying for comfort and peace over your family.

    • Barb haley November 15, 2019 at 5:45 pm - Reply

      candle 6So sorry for your loss, you and your family are in my prayers

  2. Charles Robinson November 15, 2019 at 2:52 pm - Reply

    So sorry for your loss…Keeping the family in my prayers and thoughts

  3. Beth Tanaka November 15, 2019 at 5:06 pm - Reply

    candle 6Love you guys and praying for the whole family. We will miss Uncle Bill.

    Troy, Beth, Naomi, & Zachary

  4. angelia taormina November 15, 2019 at 5:11 pm - Reply

    candle 7So Sorry for your family loss.Keeping you all in my prayers. Try to remember the good times and all the things Mr.Bill was able to teach in his life time. He is in a much better place and probably do what ever he wants. Take Care and know you all were loved. If i can do anything to Help at this time please let me know.R.I.P. This message is from Angel

  5. Vicki Eddens November 15, 2019 at 6:00 pm - Reply

    Edna,
    Praying for you and your family that God will comfort you.

  6. Michele Schaffer November 15, 2019 at 6:01 pm - Reply

    candle 7Rest In Peace!🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

  7. Michele Schaffer November 15, 2019 at 6:05 pm - Reply

    candle 7Rest In Peace.🙏🙏🙏

  8. Clarence and Pamela Garner November 15, 2019 at 6:06 pm - Reply

    Our deepest sympathy, prayers and thoughts are with you. So sorry for your loss.

  9. Brenda Gaines November 15, 2019 at 6:36 pm - Reply

    My condolences to your family and friend who loved you unconditionally as you loved them. May they have comfort that you lived and loved so much and have passed that trait onto them

  10. vyron Johnson November 15, 2019 at 6:53 pm - Reply

    candle 5sorry for your loss

  11. Jackie Myers November 15, 2019 at 6:54 pm - Reply

    candle 8Love you Edna, I’m so sorry my dear friend you and your family are in my prayers.

  12. Wanda Weed November 15, 2019 at 7:10 pm - Reply

    So sorry for your loss. Wanda Weed

  13. Pat and Mick Wilson November 15, 2019 at 7:30 pm - Reply

    candle 7So sorry for your loss you are all in our prayers and thought

  14. James Kennedy November 15, 2019 at 8:35 pm - Reply

    candle 5Uncle Bill was truly a one of a kind person with a great laugh and mischievous sparkle in his eye. My is heavy and my thoughts are with you all.

  15. Diana Brimberry November 15, 2019 at 10:06 pm - Reply

    candle 1I’m so deeply sorry for your loss my friend. Please know I’m sending lots of prayers for you and your family.

  16. Dennis and Suzie November 16, 2019 at 9:00 am - Reply

    candle 7So sorry to hear this , Bill was a great man . We are sending prayers and our love .

  17. Christine Bilal November 16, 2019 at 9:21 am - Reply

    candle 3My condolences to you and your family, may his rest be peaceful

  18. Bobbie Taylor November 16, 2019 at 9:46 am - Reply

    With deepest sympathy Edna to you and your family. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  19. David & Elizabeth - Your Longtime Neighbors November 16, 2019 at 10:17 am - Reply

    candle 5It’s hard to believe that I will not be seeing Bill as we are both bringing our trash cans to and from the curb or working on our lawns.
    He will be missed by all who knew him and loved him.
    Edna, Please; Let us know if you need anything as we are just a stone’s throw away.
    David & Elizabeth

  20. Terri Phelps November 16, 2019 at 10:31 am - Reply

    candle 6Edna and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Bill was a Wonderful man and will be missed.

  21. Darryl Gentry November 16, 2019 at 6:01 pm - Reply

    I worked with Bill for many years at Bodine Aluminum. We rode together for some of that time. I truly enjoyed Bill’s humor! He had one pace in life…Bill’s Pace! Rest in Peace my friend.

  22. Mandy Burle November 16, 2019 at 7:47 pm - Reply

    Edna, I was so sorry to hear about Bill. My thoughts are with you all.

  23. Marie Manetz November 17, 2019 at 12:24 pm - Reply

    So sorry my friend for your loss. You and your family is in my thoughts.

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