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William Walter Gain

d. January 3, 2016

William Walter Gain

William Walter Gain of Belleville, Illinois passed away on Sunday, January 3, 2016 at his home, having attained the age of 74 years, 5 months and 4 days.

Born on July 29, 1941 in Belleville, Illinois, he was the son of Edward R. and Marie W. Gain, nee Wolter.

He was a veteran of the United States Army and a carpenter. He was a member of the Carpenters Union Local since he was 17 years old.

Preceding him in death were his parents and a sister, Crystal Herbstreit.

Surviving are his longtime friend, Jan Morris; his children, Martin Gain of Belleville, Illinois, William "Bill" Gain of China, Shelly (Bob) Hess of St. Louis, Missouri and Scott Morris of Missouri; his sisters, Marie Martinez of California and Ernestine; his brothers, Edward (Betty) Gain of Smithton, Illinois, John (Jeannie) Gain and Luther (Bonnie) Gain, both of Jacksonville, Illinois; five grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

The Creason Funeral Home in Millstadt, Illinois is in charge of arrangements.

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