Bill Kingery

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Bill Kingery

Bill G. Kingery, 78, of Ottumwa, died at 10:48 p.m. September 7, 2018 at Ottumwa Regional Health Center.
He was born April 7, 1940 in Ottumwa to Wilbur David and Bessie Mae Adams Kingery. He married Pam Joann Overturf on July 3, 1964 in Ottumwa.
A resident of Ottumwa most of his life, Bill had worked as a welder at John Deere Ottumwa Works for 25 years, retiring in 1998.
He was very involved with Boy Scouts of America in Ottumwa and was an avid reader.
Surviving is his wife, Pam; children, Mitch Kingery of Des Moines, Raymond Kingery of Ottumwa, Laura (Scott) Garrett of Ottumwa, Sam (Jody) Kingery of Chillicothe, IA, Jason Kingery and Masin Collins, both of Ottumwa; five grandchildren, Eric Collins, Calvin Kingery, Sonya Garrett, Weston Garrett, Christopher Kingery; five great-grandchildren; two sisters, Bernice Tinsley of Pleasant Hill, Florence Lamantia of Phoenix, AZ.
He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Ivan, David, Rex "Chub", and Clayton Kingery; a sister, Lavene Plum.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Reece Funeral Home with Pastor Mel Kendall officiating. His body will be cremated following the service.
Visitation will begin 11 a.m. Tuesday with the family present from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Ottumwa Public Library.
Published on September 10, 2018
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Dixiekaye Tinsley
Sep 12, 2018
Grew up with you all my life and I will never forget the memories. Praise God you will see some of you family now. I will NEVER forget you Uncle Bill My prayers to you Aunt Pam and all your children. I am sooo sooo sorry. I love you ALL.
Rebecca McKinney
Sep 11, 2018
Pam, I am sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.