CLINTON, Iowa – William J. Shirley, 62, formerly of Sterling, died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, at his Clinton home.
William was born on July 28, 1951, in Sterling, the son of William O. and Jeanie (Miller) Shirley. He married Meline Nance on March 15, 1980, in Sterling. He was employed as a foreman with ADM in Clinton for 30 years, retiring in 2011.
Survivors include his wife, Meline of Clinton; three daughters, Candie Reyes of Sterling, Kimberly Snyder of Clinton and Heather Snyder of Davenport, Iowa; three sisters, Chris (Larry) Poci of Rock Falls, Patricia Stoneburg and Cheryl (Dennis) McGill, both of Sterling; one brother, Michael Shirley of Sterling; 10 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A gathering of family and friends will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at McDonald Funeral Home in Fulton. There will be no services. Cremation rites have been accorded.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established.