William Frederick. Hirt Jr. 89, of Cowden, IL, passed away at 8:20 pm Thursday Feb. 27, 2014 in Evergreen Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Effingham, IL.

Bill was born June 29, 1924 in Terre Haute, IN the son of William F.and Lena M. (Modesitt) Hirt Sr.

Bill, formerly, lived in Seelyville, IN, and Brazil, IN where he graduated from high school.

He was a member of the Church of Christ at Cowden, IL.

Bill was an over the road truck driver for many years.

He was an avid woodworker.

Surviving are his children: Sandra Moore of Brazil, IN, Terry Hirt of Bridgeton, IN and Catherine D`Alessandro of Chicago, IL; his grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

As was his request, there will be no services.