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Billy Keith Smith

Billy Keith Smith

Billy Keith Smith, age 68, of Quincy, died on Monday, July 4, 2022 in his home after a 10 year battle with multiple myeloma. He was born on October 15, 1953 in Quincy the son of William A. and Helen F. (Rudsel) Smith. He married Debra (Ruebbelke) Wingerter on June 4, 1977. She survives. Billy worked as a machinist for Gardner Denver for 38 years.

Billy was a former member of the Harley River Roads Club. He enjoyed old cars and was very involved with the Tindusters. He was president of Machinist 822 Retiree Club.

In addition to his wife, Billy is also survived by:
TWO SONS: Jeremy L. Wingerter and Shawn M. Smith (Jamie Wheat) all of Quincy.
SIBLINGS: Janet Bringer and Lonnie Smith (Karen)
MOTHER-IN-LAW: Bernadine Ruebbelke
SISTERS-IN-LAW: Nancy Smith and Judy Smith
Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives also survive.

He was preceded in death by his parents, father-in-law: Benedict Ruebbelke, brothers: Robert and Tommy Smith, sisters: Betty Rosa and her husband Tony, Dorothy Bringer and her husband Raymond, Carlene 'Cookie' Johnson, and Pat 'Tuni' Jackson and her husband Jerry, brother-in- law: John Bringer and sister-in-law: Pat Smith.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 11, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church. Interment in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 3:00 until 6:00 p.m. at the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to St. Peter Catholic Church, the Quincy Medical Group Cancer Center, the United Way of Adams County or to the Blessing Foundation for Hospice. The Duker & Haugh Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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From:
Mary & Ron Felker
Hannibal, MO
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Sorry for your loss. Praying for your family.
From:
Linda Haggerty Willing
Quincy, IL
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Debbie, we are so sorry to hear about Bill. He fought a long battle. We will miss seeing him at the Blues.Dave and Linda
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Paul Pogue
Quincy, IL
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Billie was a wonderful gentleman! We have many great memories of riding our Harley with Debbie and Billie. Our deepest sympathy to Debbie and family, he will be greatly missed.
From:
Mike Schuttler
Quincy, IL
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I didn’t personally know Billy, but I saw him weekly at church. I will miss seeing him. My heart goes out to you all.
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Kay Dempsey
Quincy, IL
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From:
Kay Dempsey
Quincy, IL
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Debbie, I am so sorry to hear about Billy. I'm sure he is in a much better place without pain and suffering.
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Steve Hull
Quincy, IL
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I knew Billy from Gardner Denver and St. Peter Church. He always had a smile on his face and a kind word for anyone. God must be running short on Angels as he just added another one to His inventory.
From:
Loren & Sherry Klauser
Ursa, IL
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So sorry for your loss, Praying for you and your family.
From:
Larry Mock
Atlanta, GA
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Debbie and family, so sorry to hear if Billy’s passing. sending my thoughts of care during these days of final goodbyes. Thinking if you
From:
Mike Nicholson
Quincy, IL
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I worked with Billy at Gardner Denver. I am so sorry to hear of his passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.