Posted Online: Dec. 30, 2012, 8:51 pm

William McGuirk Sr.

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William 'Bill' McGuirk, Sr. 73, of Moline
William "Bill" McGuirk, Sr. 73, of Moline, passed away Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at Heartland Health Care Center, Moline.
Friends may call on Thursday, Jan. 3, from 1-4 p.m. at DeRoo Funeral Home, Moline.
He was born Jan. 3, 1939, in Moline, the son of Howard W. and Ruby (Davis) McGuirk.
William was self-employed as a small-engine mechanic, retiring in 2004. He enjoyed meeting his friends at Les & Molly's, where the family will receive friends after visitation Thursday.
Survivors include his daughters, Bonnie Meersman (Ron Davisson), Erie, Jacklyn (Don) Gremmels, Springfield, Mo., and Julie Dickinson (Larry Parmley), Carbon Cliff; sons, Bill (Kathy) McGuirk Jr., Moline, Jack Dempsey, Springfield, Mo., Charles Williams, Springfield, Mo., and Rodney (April) Rhodes, Como, Ill.; 15 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and sister, Delores Gusman, Ark. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Dorothy; brother, James; and longtime companion, Sharon Means.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.deroofuneralhome.com.