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William "Bill" Henry McNish, Jr

William “Bill” Henry McNish, Jr., age 71 of Buffalo, passed away peacefully Thursday, March 2, 2017, at his residence.

William was born December 28, 1945, in Diggins, a son to the late William and Jessie (Young) McNish.

William attended school at Fordland.

On September 21, 1963, he was united in marriage to Sandra Hyder in Springfield. She survives of the home.

William was employed at Precision Stainless in Springfield as a Master Welder and as a truck driver for Roadway in Strafford.

William was a member of the Branch Memorial Seventh Day Adventist Church in Macks Creek. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and watching westerns on T.V. especially those with John Wayne. However, his greatest joy come from the time spent with his family.

In addition to his wife of 53 years, William is survived by: one son, Jack McNish and his special friend, Shirley Marshall of Buffalo; one daughter, Tammy McNish of Buffalo; two brothers, Darrell McNish and his wife Vonna of Fordland and Mike McNish and his wife Debbie of Seymour; five sisters, Wanda Mondy and her husband Bob of Battlefield, Alverta Dishman and her husband J.R. of Marshfield; Betty Lewis of Ash Grove, Kay Stoll and her husband Sam of Fordland, and Connie Gann and her husband Mark of Rogersville; five grandchildren, Kenny, Ireland, Brian, Brenna, and Jake; his faithful companion, Rowdy; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Warren Morton.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, 2017, at Springhill Baptist Church, 5409 State Highway U in Rogersville. A Memorial Service will follow at 12:00 p.m. with Rev. Eric Gann officiating. Inurnment will be at the Gentry Cemetery near Diggins.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Gentry Cemetery Fund.

Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel, Linn, Missouri (573-897-2214)

Memorial Visitation

Saturday, March 25, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Springhill Baptist Church
5409 State Highway U
Rogersville, MO 65742

Memorial Service

Saturday, March 25, 2017
12:00 PM

Springhill Baptist Church
5409 State Highway U
Rogersville, MO 65742


Saturday, March 25, 2017
1:00 PM

Gentry Cemetery

Diggins, MO

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Please accept my deepest sympathy for your loss. Our heavenly Father gives us comfort and hope for those who have fallen asleep in death. John 5:28,29 Revelation 21:3-5 Psalms 37:29

Annette Mar 23 2017 12:00 AM