McHENRY — William Middleton, 89, passed away Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021, at his home. He was born Aug. 4, 1932, in Harlan County, son of the late Meb and Sitney Bargo Middleton. Bill was a member of the McHenry Masonic Lodge #800 and served in the U.S. Army. He and his wife Sue owned McHenry Cabinet Shop for 49 years. Bill loved to be with his family and enjoyed country music, gardening, his honey bees, hunting, fishing, story telling and enjoyed cooking, especially making sweet potato pies and BBQ.
Aside from his parents, Bill is preceded in death by his son, Meb Middleton; brother, Manerd Middleton; and sisters, Adaline and Helen.
Bill is survived by his wife of 59 years, Sue Middleton; children, Sitney Chinn, of Beaver Dam, Tommy (Melody) Middleton, of McHenry, Lincoln Middleton, of McHenry, and Anthony (Debbie) Middleton, of Hartford; grandchildren, Nicholas (Claire) Middleton, of Richmond, Sarabeth Rearden, of Beaver Dam, Audrey (Kayla) Middleton, of Lexington, EmmaLee, Natalee and Karalee Chinn, of Beaver Dam, and Will Middleton, of Hartford; great-grandchildren, Stella and Liam Rearden; brother, Elmon (Hazel), of Anderson Ind.; along with Nada Hensley, of Anderson Ind., Lena Perkins, of Corbin, and Barbara (Jerry) Arcan, of Arlington, Texas.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 17, at 2 p.m. at Bevil Bros. Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, with Pastor Lealin Geary officiating. Friends may visit with the family from 5 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 16, and from 9 a.m. until time of the service on Tuesday. Masonic Services will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be left at www.bevilbrosfuneralhomes.com.