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Billy Schnake

July 15, 1948 December 22, 2022
Billy Schnake
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Billy Schnake, age 74, of Golconda, Illinois passed away at home on December 22, 2022.


Billy was born in Anna, Illinois on July 15, 1948, to the late Garland and June (Trammel) Schnake. He was a US ARMY Vietnam Veteran. Billy was a member of Golconda Lodge 131, and VFW Post 9227. He retired from Smithland Lock and Dam in 2006. Billy’s day would start early as he helped the ladies open the Dari Barr. Billy never met a stranger and loved to visit with friends. He was generous and helped others in need. His passion was hunting and guns. He enjoyed gun shows and was an NRA life member. He enjoyed teaching children gun safety and how to shoot.


Billy is survived by love of his life, Clara Warfield of Golconda; four children, Anna Werner of Golconda, Wanda Burmback, Dorothy (Donnie) McNeil, John (Beth) Warfield all of Paducah, KY; two uncles, Philip Trammel, James Trammel; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews; beloved cat, Pearl.


Masonic rites will be 1:00 pm on Tuesday, December 27, 2022, at Aly Funeral Home in Eddyville, Illinois. The funeral service will follow. Bro. Kevin Richerson will conduct the service. Burial with military funeral honors will follow at Massac Memorial Gardens in Metropolis, IL. Visitation will be from 11:00 am until time of service on Tuesday at the funeral home.


Memorials may be made to: Pope County Sportsman's Club c/o Roger Hutchins 3 Bushwack Cutoff Rd Golconda, IL 62938


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Visitation

Tuesday

27

Dec

11:00 AM 12/27/2022 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 12/27/2022 1:00:00 PM
Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville

1099 State HWY 145N
Eddyville, IL 62928

Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville
1099 State HWY 145N Eddyville 62928 IL
United States

Service

Tuesday

27

Dec

1:00 PM 12/27/2022 1:00:00 PM
Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville

1099 State HWY 145N
Eddyville, IL 62928

Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville
1099 State HWY 145N Eddyville 62928 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Massac Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

2736 North Avenue
Metropolis, IL 62960

2736 North Avenue Metropolis 62960 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Pope County Sportsman's Club

3 Bushwack Cutoff Rd
Golconda, IL 62938
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