Poplar Grove, IL
William J. Moses, 82, of Poplar Grove, IL passed away Friday evening, September 7, 2018 in his home. Bill was born July 31, 1936 in St. Louis, MO, the son of Bernard and Marie Moses. He married the love of his life Marilyn on March 24, 1962 in Chicago, IL. Bill graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology. Bill would go on to work as a salesman and retire from Thermo Disc Manufacturing Company. He was a member of the Tebala Shrine where he served in many compacities including Potentate. Bill loved riding motorcycles, racing cars and in his racing days, was known as the “Champaign Challenger”. Bill was a member of the Porsche Club of American, Sports Cars of America and the Poplar Grove Vintage Wings and Wheels Museum. He made his spiritual home at Unity Church in Rockford, IL
Bill is loved and missed by his children, Nick J. (Deb) Moses of Rockford, IL, Julie Bach of Sarasota, FL; grandchildren, Laura Smith, Joe (Heather) Moses, Taylor Moses; step-grandchildren, Rebecca Doxtater, Katie Doxtater, Marlin Doxtater; great-grandchildren, Kameron Smith, Adriana Smith, Brielle Smith, Holly Moses, Niko Moses; nieces, Linda and Sue. Bill is preceded in death by his wife, parents and brother Robert Moses.
Special thank you to the first responders, nurses and personal care givers, Natasha, Dean, Tim and Bob who took such wonderful care of Bill.
A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday September 29, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. at the Poplar Grove Vintage Wings and Wheels Museum, 5151 Orth Road, Poplar Grove, Illinois 61065. A time of gathering will take place from 1:00 till 3:30 at the Museum. Cremation rites have been accorded. Memorials to RAMP in Bill’s honor. To light a candle or share a condolence please visit www.AndersonFCS.com