William Harrold Jr.

William  I.  Harrold, Jr., 90, of Swansea, Illinois, born Wednesday, October 19, 1921, in Springfield, MO, died Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at his residence.

Bill worked as an accountant for the United States Government. He was a member of Saint Matthew United Methodist Church in Belleville, Illinois and the Collinsville Lions Club. He was an accomplished musician playing the cello and many others instruments and was a WWII Navy Veteran.

He was preceded in death by his:

  • Wife: C. Phyllis nee Whitten Harrold
  • Parents: William I. and Jessie nee Pearcy Harrold, Sr.
  • Sister: Geneva Rayl

Surviving are his:

  • Daughters
    • Jill Ann (David) Seifried of Lilburn, GA
    • Billie DiAnne (Tim) Voegtle of Belleville, IL
  • Grandchildren
    • Brenna (Ruben) Seifried - Ruiz
    • Ari  Seifried
    • Jeremy  (Jessica) Seifried
    • Ethan (Lauren) Seifried
    • Nathan Voegtle
    • Aaron Voegtle
  • Great Grandchildren
    • Addie
    • Eki
    • Soren
  • Many loving Nieces, Nephews, and Cousins

Heartfelt thanks and appreciation to Heartland Hospice.

Memorials: Memorials may be made to Heartland Home Health Care and Hospice

Visitation:  Friends may call from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Friday, March 2, 2012 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Saturday, March 3, 2012 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Rev. Larry Patton officiating. Interment will follow at Oakland Cemetery in Richland, Missouri at 2:00 pm with Rev. David Seifried officiating.

Condolences left for William Harrold Jr.:

    Sorry For Your Loss. Please accept this electronic message in lieu of a Sympathy Card. Local National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) volunteers provide help in reporting the death of any federal civilian retiree or a retiree’s spouse to proper authorities. They will explain the process as needed and report the death to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) for you. The NARFE Service Center is located in building 50, Scott AFB. You may visit the Service Center on Tuesdays, 10AM to 2PM or call 618-256-9350. You may leave a voice mail message at other times and we will return your call the following Tuesday. You may also call either of our Service Officers, Gene Wiggins at 618 566-7980 or Dean Hemmer at 618 233-3819, for immediate assistance if required

    Gene Wiggins MASCOUTAH IL 62258

    Oh, my heart goes out to you for this great loss.... I am keeping you all lifted up in prayer.

    Melodi Rayl Springfield MO 65802