HERRICK -- William Dale “Bill” Sarver of Herrick, Illinois passed away on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Bill was born on Tuesday, February 25, 1941 in Herrick to Hiram Lloyd and Helen Marie (Barr) Sarver; both have preceded him in death. Bill was a loving-devoted father to his daughter, Dee Molinare (Joe) of Tinley Park, IL and son Doug, who preceded in death on February 2, 1979. He was cherished by his grandchildren Alyssa Lucchesi (Katie), Nick Molinare, Brenna Molinare and Carra Molinare.
He was a caring brother to Melvin “Poge” Sarver of Ramsey, Illinois, Jerry Sarver of Litchfield, Illinois, and George “Bob” Sarver of Pana, Illinois.
Bill was a graduate of Eastern Illinois University. He taught mathematics in Herrick, Farina, Cowden-Herrick and Paxton-Buckley-Loda schools. Throughout his career, he was a proud coach of various sports. His love of sports included being a fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and University of Illinois sports. He enjoyed his Herrick Café friends and feeding the birds.
Services will be Tuesday, January 15, at 11:00 AM at the Herrick United Methodist Church with Rev. Sally Hamon officiating. Visitation will occur prior to the service, 9:00-11:00 AM. Burial will be in Meyers Cemetery, Herrick. The family is being served by Kennedy & Sons/Wallace-Carroll Funeral Home of Herrick.