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William R. Nesbit, 92, of Greensburg, passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2017. He was born in Vermillion County, Illinois, on Sept. 7, 1924, the son of Simon and Lena (Glass) Nesbit.
William was a 1942 graduate of Clarksburg High School. He was a lifelong crop and livestock farmer. He was a member of the Springhill Presbyterian Church and served as an elder for over 40 years. He was also a member of the Decatur County Farm Bureau.
On Oct. 23, 1948, he married Mary Lou Humphrey and they had two sons.
Survivors include his son, Steve Nesbit; daughter-in-law, Christy Nesbit; grandsons, Chad (Lisa) Nesbit and Michael (Melissa) Nesbit; great-grandchildren, Kendal and Kelsey Nesbit and Bentley Nesbit.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; son, Daniel Nesbit; brothers, Albert Nesbit, James Nesbit, John Nesbit, and Nelson Nesbit; and sisters, Emily Johnston and Martha McFadden.
Visitation for family and friends will be held from 11 a.m. until the start of funeral services at Noon on Friday, May 19 at Springhill Presbyterian Church. Rev. Shannon Burford will officiate and burial will follow at Springhill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Church. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.gilliland-howe.com.
Published on May 16, 2017
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