Dr. William "Bill"'s Story

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Dr. William Richard "Bill" Hayman, 96, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 3:06 A.M. Thursday, September 29, 2016 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born Friday, March 19, 1920 in Albion, Illinois to parents, William Richard and Emma (Shephard) Hayman. He married Dorothy S. "Dot" Skinner on November 9, 1941 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. They were married over 70 years before she preceded him in death on June 1, 2012.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois with Reverend Victor Long and Reverend Bud Storey officiating. Inurnment will follow at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn, Illinois.
A Greeting of Family and Friends will be from 9:30 to Service Time 11:00 A.M. Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois.
"Bill" is survived by his three daughters: Susan Rogers of Mount Vernon, Illinois; Nancy Rhiannon and partner Zane of Germany; and Sally Mueller and husband Mel of Mount Vernon, Illinois, seven grandchildren: Mark Mueller and wife Alisa; Michael Mueller and wife Renee; Wendy Rogers; Matt Rogers and wife Missy; Chris Rogers; Jessa Rose Rianelli; and Genmae Rianelli, and five great grandchildren: Payton Owens; Emily Mueller; Mia Mueller; Ella Rogers; and Gabe Rogers.
His parents, wife, son-in-law: Steve Rogers, sister-in-law: Mildred Cowling, and two infant grandsons preceded him in death.
Dr. Hayman served our country in the United States Army Air Force in the Medical Corps during World War II and later owned and operated his own Podiatry practice, having privileges at both Good Samaritan Hospital and Crossroads Community Hospital during his career. He was a member of First United Methodist Church where he was very active in all aspects through the years. Bill also held memberships at the Mount Vernon Elks Lodge #819, the Mount Vernon Rotary Club, the Jefferson County Association of Retarded Citizens, the Mount Vernon Planning and Zoning Commission for 44 years, and was a member of the Crime Stoppers Board Member. He was President of the Optimist Club, President of Jefferson County Comprehensive Services, and a lifetime member of the Podiatry Association. He was awarded 2001 Senior Saint.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Angels on Assignment and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call (618) 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information and to send condolences.
Published on October 3, 2016
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