William Scott "Bill" Irwin

William Scott "Bill" Irwin, 78, of Belleville, Illinois, born Friday, June 6, 1930, in Tilden, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, August 6, 2008 in Four Fountains Convalescent Center, Belleville, IL.

Mr. Irwin served with the U.S. Air Force in Korea during the Conflict. He was an Air Force employee in Aircraft Maintenance for 11 years at Scott Air Force Base . IL. He retired in 1985 from the U. S. Army Aviation Systems Command, St. Louis, MO where he had been employed as an Aircraft Equipment Specialist.

He was a life member of the American Legion 1255 and the Scott V.F.W. Post 4183. He also was a member of the AMVETS post 161, the Korean War Vets Assn. St. Clair Lodge 24 A.F.&A.M, Scottish Rite Bodies, Ainad Shrine (Color Guard/Patrol), Southern Illinois Court #86 R.O.J., the Elks Lodge #664 Fairview Hgts and Eagles Lodge Aeries 2522 Pinckneyville, IL

Preceded in death by Parents-Scott O. and Martha A. nee Linze Irwin
Brothers-John O. Irwin
George A. Irwin,
Berthal E. Semon
Sister-Martha D. Grenneman

Survived by Son-Scott A. (Jeannine) Irwin of Belleville, IL
Brother-L. Robert Irwin of Nashville, IL
Sisters-Wanita Kiss of Pinckneyville, IL
Grace Campanella of Willisville, IL
Grandson-Scott A. Irwin, Jr.
Several Nieces and Nephews

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Shriners Hospital for Children.

Visitation: Friends may call from 5-8 pm Monday, August 11, 2008 at Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, Illinois. There will be a Shriners Patrol walk-thru at 7:05 pm and followed by a Jesters walk-thru at 7:13 pm.

Funeral: Private graveside services will be held at Pinckneyville City Cemetery, Pinckneyville, IL.