William F. McCall
1934 – 2019
William F. McCall, 84, of St. Joseph, died April 5, 2019, at Knapp Medical Center in Weslaco, TX.
William was born April 21, 1934, in Tarkio, MO, to Thomas John and Rachael Anna (Wooten) McCall.
He served his country honorably in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War, Gulf of Tonkin, and the Vietnam War. He retired as a Chief Petty Officer; retiring in November of 1971. He was a member of the Elks Club, Exchange Club, and Realtors Association all in California, and was founder of the USS Pictor Association AF #54. He and his wife were full time RV’ers from 1995 to 1997. They had been to every state in the country. They moved to St. Joseph in 1997.
William married Lola Dean Hoffman on April 27, 1962 in Biloxi, Mississippi, and she survives. Also surviving are two sons, Scott McCall, John McCall; granddaughter Kimberly Lewis (Ryan); grandson Matthew Peterson, Jr. “PJ”; brother Billy Ray McCall; three sisters, Opal Still, Patsy Angold, Lottie Gothard; other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three children, Gary McCall, Cynthia Peterson, William Michael McCall; a number of brothers and sisters.
Services will be Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at 10:30 am at Heaton-Bowman-Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel. Burial with military honors will follow at Leavenworth National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to the Disabled American Veterans or to the Wounded Warrior Project.
William “Bill” Huffman
1936 – 2019
William “Bill” Huffman, 82, Helena, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at Mosaic Life Care.
He was born May 4, 1936 in Helena, MO.
Bill married Mary Matthews January 16, 1965; she preceded him in death. He married Barbara (Cook) Angle on July 20, 2012; she survives of the home. Bill was a member of Helena 1st Baptist Church.
He retired from Wire Rope.
Bill was preceded in death by his 1st wife, Mary; parents, John and Anetta (Swink) Huffman; brothers, Max, Bob, Glenn, Jewell, and George Huffman; sister, Margaret Bowland; daughter-in-law, Jennifer Huffman; and son-in-law, Mitch Atherton.
Additional survivors include daughter, Gina Huffman; son, David Huffman; daughter, Kathy Bidding (Robert); step-sons, Doug Wyatt, Greg Wyatt (Kim); step-daughters, Becky Richeson (Don), Diane McGinley (Todd); grandchildren, Ryan Bidding, Kayla Jo Sherer; 9 step-grandchildren; 9 step-great-grandchildren; brother, J.D. Huffman; sister, JoAnn Hartbauer; brothers, Jerry Huffman (Wanona), Jim Huffman (Carolyn); numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.
Farewell Services 10:00 A.M. Friday, Helena 1st Baptist Church. Interment Helena Cemetery. The family will gather with friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Thursday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Helena 1st Baptist Church.
Virgil C. Wenger
1925 – 2019
Virgil C. Wenger, 93, of Hiawatha formerly of Powhattan, KS died Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at the Hiawatha Community Hospital.
Family Visitation is planned for 6p.m.- 8p.m., Monday at the Bethany United Church of Christ in Hiawatha.
Memorial services are planned for 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at the Powhattan United Methodist Church in Powhattan, KS.
Memorials are suggested to the Powhattan United Methodist Church or the Bethany United Church of Christ and sent in care of the Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, 124 S. 7th Hiawatha, KS 66434.