William Glade “Buck” Barth, 99, of Bunker Hill, died at Heritage Health of Staunton on Friday, October 6, 2017, at 12:10 a.m. He was born on April 23, 1918, in Bunker Hill. He married Dolores (Henke) Barth on January 17, 1943, in St. Charles, MO. She preceded him in death on January 9, 2015.
William was a veteran of the U.S. Navy after having served from 1942-1945 as a Chief Petty Officer. He was a pipefitter for Local 553 and had held a Union Pipefitters Card for 75 years. William was a member of the American Legion.
He is survived by his son, Glade “Goose” (Ruth) Barth of Bunker Hill; grandchildren, Shane Barth of Bunker Hill, Dulcie Barth of Edwardsville and Meghan Redwitz of Bunker Hill; and great-grandchildren, Jason Barth, Marissa Barth, Dylan Redwitz, and Eva Ontiveros Barth.
William was preceded in death by his parents, spouse, brothers, Carl Barth and Arno Barth.
No public services will be held.
Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill, IL is in charge of the arrangements.