William A. “Bill” Endres, 87, of Port Charlotte, Fla., died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, in Port Charlotte.
Bill was born Oct. 1, 1925 in Adair, Ill. to Dwight and Frances Foster Endres.
He worked for Coca-Cola and M & H Auto Supply in Macomb, Ill. from 1948 to 1953. Bill then moved to Rock Island, Ill. in 1953, where he worked for Sanitary Dairy and the Iowa-Illinois Gas & Electric Company as a Superintendent in the Building Division. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and served aboard the LSM129. After retirement in 1989, Bill moved to Florida in 1997. Bill loved the sunny weather and blooming flowers of Florida and enjoyed staying in touch with family and friends.
He is survived by a son, William B. (Nancy) Endres of Milan, Ill.; and a dear friend, Rachel Healey of Port Charlotte. Bill was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Edna; brothers, Ronald, Donald, Verle, Doyle and George.
Services and interment will be held in Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline, Ill. Friends may visit online at www.robersonfh.com to sign the memory book and extend condolences to the family.
Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home, Port Charlotte Chapel.