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William E. Caron

September 2, 1946 - January 24, 2018

William E. Caron, 71, of Springfield, died at 11:05 am, Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at Danville Veteran’s Home. He was born September 2, 1946 in New York, NY to Eugene Joseph and Audrey Jean Hamiter Caron.

Survivors include his good friends, Vicky L. Wilson of Clearwater, FL, Danny Krell of Springfield and Robert Colson of Springfield.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

William was a US Navy Veteran serving during the Vietnam War and retired as an Electrician for IBEW.

He loved camping, cooking and pitching horseshoes. He was an avid Tampa Bay Buccaneers and St. Louis Cardinals fan.

William was a former participant of the US Olympic Wrestling Team.

Graveside Service: 1 pm, Friday, February 2, 2018 at Camp Butler National Cemetery where military honors will be conducted.

Service Information

Date: Friday, February 2, 2018

Time: 01:00 pm

Camp Butler National Cemetery


5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

(217) 492-4070 Map

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