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William H. McCroskey
Funeral Time: Thursday, April 21st at 12:30PM
William H. McCroskey, age 100, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, in Edgewater, Florida. He was born February 18, 1922, in Lawrenceville, IL to the late William Herbert and Alberdina Marcelina Wisenberger McCroskey. Mr. McCroskey was a proud veteran of the Merchant Marines in WWII. William worked for American Hardware Mutual Insurance company and retired after 40 years of service. He was a long-time resident of Lexington Kentucky and was a member of Cathedral of Christ the King. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed playing bingo at the senior center. William was married for 72 years to the late Betty Jane Tritschler McCroskey who passed on June 27, 2016. He is preceded in death by his son William Frank McCroskey. He is survived by six children, eleven grandchildren, two step-grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren. Services will be 12:30 PM Thursday, April 21 at Kerr Brothers, 3421 Harrodsburg Road, Lexington KY. Visitation will be 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Thursday at the funeral home. Burial with military honors will be 2:30 PM Thursday at Camp Nelson National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his honor to Boys Town or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.