William A. (Bill) Camic, 83, of Windsor passed away at 5:15 a.m. Saturday (October 15, 2011) at his residence.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday in the Lovins-Lockart Funeral Home, Windsor with Rev. Kathy Lewis and Rev. C.W. Lewis officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Monday. Burial will be in the Windsor Cemetery with military rites. Memorials may be made to the Windsor American Legion Post # 725 or the Windsor United Methodist Church. The family requests casual attire.
He was born February 13, 1952 in Rose Township, Shelby County, IL the son of Andrew and Amy (Crook) Camic. He married Dorothy W. Quast July 6, 1928 in Windsor.
He graduated from Windsor High School in 1946. He enlisted in the Army and served from 1948- 1952. He was a Korean War veteran, 5 Bronze Star Campaign, received the Meritorious Unit Commendation, Overseas Bar and a member of The Chosen Few. He was formerly employed at Bennett Grain, Bridges Oil, Neal-Cooper Grain, a school bus driver, gas station owner, farmer and a gasoline tank truck driver for 33 years retiring in 1993. He was Windsor Highway Commissioner for 27 years and Windsor Fire Chief for 13 years. He was a life member of the Windsor American Legion Post # 725, life member of the Mattoon VFW Post # 4325, Moose Lodge and AARP.
Surviving are his wife, Dorothy; son, William A. Camic (Dian) of Shelbyville; daughters, Janine Dallas and Cara Camic of Mattoon and Margaret Wright of Macon; brother, Clinton Camic of Windsor; sisters, Mae Rodman of Shelbyville and Edna Bragg of Forsythe, 7 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Rosella Banks.