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William Wadsworth
In Memory of

William Knoop Wadsworth

1946 - 2019

Obituary of William Knoop Wadsworth

William Knoop Wadsworth, 72 of Alton, passed away Monday evening, January 28, 2019, at his residence.

William was born June 13, 1946, in Alton, IL, the only son of Maurice and Maryon (Knoop) Wadsworth .

William graduated from Alton High School with the class of 1965.

He married Penny Randall September 17, 1966 in Alton, IL and they traveled the United States and abroad while in the Marines.

William proudly served his country for 22 years in the Marine Corps and during the Vietnam War. He later worked as a contracting officer at the Navel Hospital in Beaufort, South Carolina for 20 years. He enjoyed golf and working on his computer.

William was preceded in death by his parents, and sister, Mary Lee Kraus.

There will be no visitation.

Memorial Services will be conducted at 2:00 pm, Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Carlinville United Methodist Church with Rev. Rex Hendrix officiating.

William is survived by his wife, Penny Wadsworth of Alton, IL.

Memorials may be made to 5 A,s Humane Society 4530 North Alby Street, Alton, IL 62035 .

Please visit to leave condolences or light a candle in his memory.

Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Carlinville is in charge of arrangements.