Lyndel William “Bill” Mountain, age 75, a resident of the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy and formerly of Perry, Illinois passed away at 5:31 a.m. Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois.
He was born April 12, 1945 in Pike County, Illinois the son of Earl Wayne and Gladys Ann Shinnebarger Mountain. He married Mary Ann Henrick on November 7, 1965 at the First United Methodist Church in Mt. Sterling and she survives.
Mr. Mountain worked for National Starch and Chemical Company in Meredosia for 35 years, retiring in 2000.
He graduated from Perry High School with the class of 1963.
Mr. Mountain was a veteran of the Vietnam War having served his country in the United States Army.
Bill was a member of the Perry Methodist Church and was also a member of the Perry American Legion Post #1040. He always enjoyed woodworking and going for long rides, but his greatest joy was spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife Mary Ann Mountain of Quincy. 4 children Roger Mountain (Kitty) and Paula Burge (Billie) all of Mt. Sterling, Robert Mountain (Andrea) of Indianapolis, Indiana and Kevin Mountain (Melissa) of Perry.
1 brother Wayne Mountain of Perry. 1 sister-in-law Phyllis Mountain of Pittsfield. 12 grandchildren Billie, Greg, Chris, Faith, Danielle, Ryan, Presley, Walter, Derrick, Zachery, Aidan and Zoey. 15 great grandchildren. 1 great great granddaughter also survives along with several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and 2 brothers James and Dean Mountain.
We know that Bill deserves a beautiful tribute and understand that under normal circumstances many friends would love to attend. But sadly due to the current health situation and under the direction of the local health department, the services are to be conducted with only family members in attendance.
Friends are encouraged to watch Bill’s services streaming live at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, February 26, 2021 on the funeral home website at hendrickerfuneralhome.com.
We also encourage the community to leave a condolence or remembrance on the website for the family.
There will be no visitation.
Burial with military honors will be in the Wilson Cemetery in Perry, Illinois.
Memorials are suggested to Illinois Veterans Home Fifer Building Activity Fund (for games only) and may be left at or mailed to the Hendricker Funeral Home, 406 South Capitol Ave., Mt.Sterling, IL 62353..
The Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling is assisting the family with the arrangements.
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Illinois Veterans Home Fifer Building Activity Fund (for games only)