William Bernie Hazell, 75, of Marshall, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008, at his home.
Memorial graveside services with military rites will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, 2008, at Old Lamine Cemetery in Cooper County, with William W. Harlow officiating. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Memorials may be made to Fitzgibbon-Mary Montgomery Hospice or Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born Jan. 14, 1933, in Blackwater, he was the son of the late William Martin Hazell and Mary Etta Duncan Hazell. He had lived in Marshall most of his life and was a self-employed contractor most of his life. He had worked for Caterpillar Co. in Peoria, Ill., where he was a member of Local UAW 974. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean conflict and was a member of VFW Post 2646 in Marshall. He was also a member of the Custom Classic Car Club.
Survivors include three daughters, Candy Hazell of St. Louis, Sandy Skinner and her husband, John, of East Peoria, Ill., and Barbara Hazell-Haney and her husband, Scott, of Bartonville, Ill.; seven grandchildren, Taryn Hazell, Erica Meanus, Jamie Skinner, Karl Newman, Ryan Newman, Tyler Giebelhausen and Kylie Giebelhausen; three step-grandchildren, Chris, Elizabeth and Jennifer Haney; four great-grandchildren, Tyler Newman, Hailee Griffith, Ryan Newman and Alyssa Newman; two sisters, Georgia Hunter of Marshall and Clara Green of Boonville; two brothers, Jim Hazell of Marshall and Earl Hazell of Blue Springs; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, J.W. Hazell and Ray Hazell, and one sister, Betty Korte.
Additional information provided per family recompense.