William Glade "Buck" Barth, 99, of Bunker Hill, IL, died at Heritage Health of Staunton, Staunton, IL on Friday, October 6, 2017 at 12:10 am. He was born April 23, 1918, in Bunker Hill, IL. He married Dolores (Henke) Barth on January 17, 1943 in St. Charles, MO. She preceded him in death on January 9, 2015. William was a veteran of the US Navy after having served from 1942-1945 as a Chief Petty Officer. He was a Pipefitter for Local 553 and had held a Union Pipefitters Card for 75 years. William was a member of the American Legion. He is survived by his son, Glade "Goose" (Ruth) Barth of Bunker Hill, IL, grandchildren, Shane Barth of Bunker Hill, IL, Dulcie Barth of Edwardsville, IL, Meghan Redwitz of Bunker Hill, IL, great-grandchildren, Jason Barth, Marissa Barth, Dylan Redwitz, and Eva Ontiveros Barth. William was preceded in death by his parents, spouse, brothers, Carl Barth and Arno Barth. No public services will be held. Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at www.kravanyafuneral.com. Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill, IL is in charge of the arrangements.
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