William Stell Sr.

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William Stell Sr., 70, of Belleville, IL, born December 20, 1947, in Murphysboro, IL, died Friday, February 9, 2018, at his residence.

William was a truck driver for 52 years. He was very family oriented and the patriarch of the family, as well as a very loving husband and father.

He was preceded in death by a son, George Schaub III; and his parents, Paul and Helen, nee Hawk, Stell; and a brother, Paul “Rocky” Stell.

Surviving are his wife of 26 years, Penny, nee Rutherford, Stell, whom he married on December 20, 1991;
five children, William “Will” Stell Jr., John (Kimberly) Stell, Kimberly (Charlie) Shockey, Lisa (Jeremy) Meyer, and Amber (Len) Sutton;
14 grandchildren, Matthew, Cameron, Timothy, Stacey, Jackie, Jacob, Andrew, Olivia, Madeline, Abby, Lit, Gage, Mason and Daelynn;
eight brothers and sisters, Shurley (Ron) Ellison, Donna Andrews, Louise (Randy) Gentelin, Frank (Kim) Stell, Paul Eugene (Jo) Stell, Helen “Stormy” (Tim) Overman, Gloyd “Bo” (Angie) Stell, and Joe (Alexis) Stell;
and extended family members, Mary Stell, Dorothy Stewart, Marvin Johnson, and Wanda Ross.

Memorials may be made to the family to be given at their discretion. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.

Visitation:  Friends may visit with the family from 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Rev. Tim Overman officiating.

Burial will be at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Belleville, IL, at a later date.


6 Comments on William Stell Sr.

Gary Dudley said : Guest Report Feb 13, 2018 at 11:33 PM

So sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you, bill was a good man have lots of good memories working with him

  • Freeburg
  • Il
Allan & Teresa Williams said : Guest Report Feb 13, 2018 at 4:53 PM

Our family send there condolences to all of Williams family, may God wrap his arms around u for comfort in this time of need and sorrow. Send (((HUGS)))

  • Staunton
  • Illinois
George (Jr) and Erica Schaub said : Guest Report Feb 12, 2018 at 11:00 PM

Penny, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during these difficult times. William will be missed.

  • Granite City
  • Illinois
Harmony-Emge School District #175 said : Guest Report Feb 12, 2018 at 8:40 PM

Amber Sutton and Family, Harmony-Emge School District #175 would like to express our sincere sympathy with the loss of your Father. Sincerely, Board of Education, Administration, Faculty and Staff

  • Belleville
  • Illinois
Rosemary Page(Virginia Stell daughter) said : Guest Report Feb 11, 2018 at 6:17 PM

May your faith in the every after bring you peace through this difficult time of loss.

  • Belleville
  • Illinois
George G. Schaub Sr. said : Guest Report Feb 10, 2018 at 8:14 PM

A person that departs from this earth never truly leaves, for they are still alive in our hearts and minds, through us, they live on. Please accept our condolences, William will not be forgotten.

  • Belleville
  • Illinois

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