William “Bill” Shrier, 82, of Goodfield, passed away at 1:30pm Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at UnityPoint Health Methodist in Peoria.
Bill was born December 15, 1936 in Peoria to the late Merlin and Ruth Gottwald Shrier. He married Jean Nessel on August 19, 1966 in Peoria.
Surviving is his wife, Jean of Goodfield; sons Paul Shrier (Rebecca Krauss) and David Shrier; daughter in law, Melissa Shrier (Shawn Bowen), and grandchildren, Matthew, Nicholas and Maya Shrier.
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Norma Shrier.
After serving in the US Army, Bill graduated from Bradley University with a Master’s Degree in Speech and Theater and went on to manage Corn Stock Theater in Peoria. He retired as a professor from Illinois Central College after 30 years. In retirement he enjoyed working at Barnes & Noble in Bloomington. He was a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Peoria for many years. He was also a friend of Bill W. for over 40 years.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00am Saturday, July 6, 2019 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Peoria. Inurnment will be at the church columbarium.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.