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Bill Spitzner

veteranOct 2nd, 1945 - Jan 3rd, 2022

Visitation: 3-5 p.m. on Sunday, January 9, 2022, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora

Military honors will be presented at 3 p.m. prior to the start of the visitation. 


     William H. “Bill” Spitzner, age 76, of Xenia, Illinois, and formerly of Flora, passed away Monday afternoon, January 3, 2022, at Fairfield Memorial Hospital. 

     He was born October 2, 1945, in Rinard, Illinois, the son of Clarence and Mary (Hale) Spitzner.  He had been married to Betty Mae Colclasure, Charlotte Lynn Blackwell, and Shaune D. McPeak.

     Bill served in the U.S. Army.  He had been employed by the City of Flora, Valley Steel, the telephone company, and had worked in the oil field.  He was the manager at the Flora American Legion and more recently had worked at the Flora Golf Course for a number of years.  He was a member of the Louisville American Legion, the Flora Elks, and the Flora Moose Lodge.  Bill enjoyed time spent fishing, golfing, camping, being with friends, and was an avid Chicago Cubs and Bears fan.  

     He is survived by 2 sons: William H. (Angela) Spitzner Jr. of Clay City, and Doug Spitzner of Xenia; companion of the last 14 years: Linda Kay Allen of Xenia; grandchildren: Hanna Kay Spitzner, Malachi Spitzner (Emma), Mycca Spitzner, and Makhara Spitzner; 1 great-granddaughter: Rory Mae; siblings: Joan (Bill) Pearce of Flora, John (Mary) Spitzner of Flora, and Mike (Connie) Spitzner of Clay City; and many nieces, nephews, in-laws, and extended family.

     He was preceded in death by his parents; wives; and siblings: Charlie Spitzner, Melvin Spitzner, and Betty Brown.

     A visitation will be held from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday, January 9, 2022, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.  Military honors will be presented at 3 p.m. prior to the start of the visitation.  Memorial donations are suggested to Clay County ESDA and will be accepted through the funeral home.  To share a condolence or memory, visit  


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Danny and Brenda Bradham

January 4th

Lots of good memories with Bill he was a great friend and he will be missed may God comfort the family in this sad time

Dee Lodato

January 4th

So sorry to hear of Bill's passing. Praying for comfort in your time of need.

Milton Smith

January 4th

I lost a very dear friend. Rest in Peace and I will see you later. We will have a Stag beer together and talk old times and better times.

Jacquie Young Cooper

January 4th

I'm so sorry to hear Bill has passed. My deepest condolences to the family. May he R.I.P.

Ron and Barbara Prather

January 4th

Lots of good memories with Bill. RIP you will be missed by many.

John and Judy Lusk

January 4th

We are so sorry for your loss. Bill was a great guy and fun to be around. He had a great sense of humor and was friendly to everyone. We ask that God help each of you during this difficult time. May He put his arms around you and comfort you in a way that only He can.

Dave Tolliver

January 4th

Glad I got the chance to know him.

Don and Deb Williams

January 4th

So sorry to hear about Bill's passing. Prayers for you and your family

Larry & Kathy Hagen

January 4th

So sorry to hear of Bill’s passing.

Norma and Ivan Barnett

January 4th

We are so sorry to hear of Bill's Passing. Thoughts and prayers for all the family and friends.

Rick and Trudy Zimmerman Stanford

January 5th

We are so sorry to hear of your loss and really the whole communities loss. Bill was a great man and will be so missed 😢

Jane O'Dell

January 5th

So sorry for your loss Doug. Continued prayers for you and your family during this most difficult time.

Dwaine and Kitty Wendling

January 5th

Sorry to hear about Bills passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.

Jacki Pickel Sehie

January 5th

Bill was a great and funny guy and a friend of the family. Love and prayers for all his family and friends.

Steve and Ruthie Welty

January 5th

Ruthie and I extend our condolences.


January 5th

So sorry to hear of the passing of your father Doug...may God give you comfort at this time.

Chuck and Martha Pearce

January 5th

So sorry to hear this. Prayers for all his family, may God be with all of you during this time.

Randy & Susan Block

January 5th

Our condolences to all of Bills family. May he Rest In Peace.

Sharon David

January 5th

Bill and Doug so sorry for the loss of your dad. Kay so sorry for your loss. All of your families are in my prayers.

Matt&Mandy Hargis

January 5th

Annie Lewis,Herbie Lewis

January 5th

Gonna miss Mr Bill we had quite a few beers together back in the day,so sorry for your loss,thinking of you Doug and Bill and all the family

David Dunnigan

January 6th

Prayers for the Family Rest In Peace Bill

Alan Buck

January 6th

Sympathy is extended to The Family and Friends. Sorry for Your Loss.

Reida Spitzner

January 6th

Bill will be missed by all. So sorry for the families loss.

Kenneth and Vicki

January 5th

We are going to miss Bill. Praying for the family during this sad time

Nina Dunn

January 5th

I'm so very sorry for your loss. Praying for the family and friends.

Norma Roderick

January 5th

Bill Was always my Friend .. He will be Missed , He had a great sense of Humor ..

Dan Smiths

January 5th

So sorry for your loss. Remember him with Clarence and Grandpa! Remembering you all in our prayers!

Rick and Carolyn Perry

January 5th

So sorry Malachi for the loss of your grandfather.

Wes and Nancy Cochran

January 5th

Will miss you Uncle Bill. Fly high with everybody up there and watch over all of us down here. Love Ya

Jerry and Kay Banhart

January 6th

We were so sorry to hear the news that Bill had passed away. Our prayers and thoughts are with the family.

Larry and Donna Milner

January 6th

Sorry for your loss, thoughts and prayers for the family.

Phil Wiley

January 6th

Bill could talk to anyone and was kind to everyone. He did so may things for people that were never know. Prayer for his family and friends for he will be truly missed by all.

Larry Davis

January 6th

Good memories of Bill, when he and his brother John & family came to Tim Keith's General Store for Wednesday social nights, growing up in Rinard, our grade school years. Rest in Peace.

Mike and Cindy Tatman

January 7th

Uncle Bill was one amazing man. Never a dull moment when he was around. He kept you on your toes. You will be forever missed in our family. Keeping you all in our prayers. Until we meet again you ornery ole fart. We Love You.

Kenneth an Sherry Morrison

January 9th

So sorry for your loss. Love an Prayers for Uncle Bill's family

Michael & Kayla Anderson

January 9th

Prayers for the family. Appreciated knowing Bill and being a 1964 Classmate.



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David Bryden
Larry Frost
Dee Lodato
Danny and Brenda Bradham
Kenny & Sherrie Sessions
Carla Eastberg
Lou & Beth Sulsberger
Ross & Kathy Kincaid
Staceye Horvet
Gary & Nancy Pearce
Anna Ferguson
Bob and Brenda Pierson
Yancey and Lori Glassford
Mark Dunnigan
Micheal W. & Kristal G. Engelmeier
Debbie Yates
Bob and Elaine Meares
Jacquie Young Cooper
Jim and Brenda Thompson
Ken & Tammy Haven
Ron and Mary Anne Ayers
Artdean,Angelia Warren &family
Parvin and Carolyn murbarger
Ron & Barb Prather
John and Judy Lusk
Tina Golden
Ed and Jill Dawkins
Earl & Sherry Phillips
Neal & Janet Fehrenbacher
Tony & Jami Gibbons.
Linda Lawrence
David Eastin & Family
Diana Pemberton
Wayne Eastin & Diane Johnson
Tom and Maria "Button" Pemberton❤️
Nancy and Wes Cochran
Kevin Brown and family
Hank and Rex Brown
Paula huey
Joanne Hillderbrand Rogers
Alan & Charlotte Hickox
Gary & Terry Lane
J.R. and Sherry Morrison and family
Steve Norma anderson
Gary and Sherrie Kittle
Gary & Marcie Cook
Mike and Emily Putbrese
Larry & Kathy Hagen
Don and Mary Smith
Dave and Linda Thompson
Landon, Kaitlyn, Landrey, & Quinn Eade
Norma and Ivan Barnett
Esther Walker
Mick & Leslie Spitzner
Larry & Deanna Allison
Ron and Donna Gambrel
Troy and Sandy Thomas
Nikki Lake
Betty Cox
Jay and Karen Sessions
Ray & Jackie Evans
Mike and Kathy Kitley
Ed and Jill Dawkins
Kevin and Jana Henry
Jim and Carolyn Taylor
Rick and Trudy Zimmerman Stanford
Jane and Bill O'Dell
Ron & Joetta Connell
Dawn Rascher Cazadd
Barb Williams
David & Diane Hemphill
casey and debra eastin
Mike Patridge and Jean Guerrettaz
Ray, Shannon and Shad
Lenny and Marie Henson
Norman Philli[ps
Steve Lewis
Gary & Sharon Lagle
Randy & Lisa Hargis
Snuffy & Liz Beard
Steve and Donna Smith
Lowell & Brenda K Showalters
Linda Harrell Judd
Vince and Linda Vandyke
Dave and Linda Thompson
Bruce & Nannette Richards
Karen Glassford
Jim Hildebrand
Chuck & Linda Spitzner
Steve and Carol Oestreich
Dwaine and Kitty Wendling
Troy&Kim Welty
June Kuenstler and Betty Devlin
Cody and Emily Glassford
Vernon and Sheila Pittman
Sharon David
Les & Stacy Higgason
Tammy Dulaney
Jim & Karen Williams
Calvin and Anita Lake
Darrell Cartright and Dina May
Robin and Sharla Todd
Phil & Jane Henson
Sam Oulrey
Vickie Hill
Rich and Tammy Wyman
Walt & Doloris Brewer
Marilyn Stanford
Brad & Jana Mugrage
Chad Milner
Randy and Donna Payne
Nancy Coughlin an Family
Jerry Butch Erwin
Robert and Karen Noblet
Kari Hagen/Josh Welty
Bosco and Kathy Gibson
June Payne
Don & Ann Stoecklin
Randy & Susan Block
Dale and Cindy Henson
Mona Bowen Zuck
Alan Huff
Judi Schell
Sarah and Jim Hayes
Carl & Paula Patridge
Brenda Conner
Bud & Deanita Edwards
Robert and Nancy Burkett
Kristina Sessions
Rebekah Bender
Kay Perry. So sorry Doug
Tony and Janice Randall
Dennis and Nina Dunn
Margie Bogle
Tim & LaDonna Smith
Billye Young
Rick and Carolyn Perry
Reida Spitzner
The Steele’s
Vickie Simpson
Jim Fry
Jim and Angelia Hustedde
Jerry and Kay Banhart
Larry and Sue Kramer
Tina Brown
Donald Fry&Sherry Evilsizer
Howard and Connie Wyman
Troy and Sandy Thomas
Gary & Debbie Perry
Leeann Washburn Phillips
Annie Wilson Hays
Gary Lagle
Randy Beard
Linda Harrell Judd
Diana & Greg Rutland
Peggy Coble
Dale Nicholson
Don Hale
Carl & Dana Zimmerman
Steve and Nancy Mink
James and Mary west
Robert and Regina Bricker
Mary Reynolds
Cecelia Cardascio
Crystal & Shayley Ashley & Cyler Pride
Rick and Pauline Bowen
The Family of Betty Brown
Julie Pride
Dodie & Bruce Dickey
WNOI Radio
charlie and karen sailer
Mike and Cindy Tatman
Rebecca Hildebrand
Lisa and Eric
David and Vicki Blackwell
Gary and Connie Hilderbrand
Nanci Thompson and Family
Lenny and Marie Henson
Kenneth an Sherry Morrison Kendall an Konnor. Love an Prayers
Walter J. Chaney
Linda Lewis and Family
Dana Hosick
Joslin Robb
Bruce & Nannette Richards
Alan & Charlotte Hickox
Dave welty
David Lewis


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