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William C. Moreland U.S. Veteran

July 29, 2012 - April 30, 1941

Mr. William C. "Bill" Moreland, age 71 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Sunday, July 29, 2012, at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan. Bill was born April 30, 1941, in Rolla, Mo., the son of Gordon and Blanche Dewing Moreland. He was married on December 21, 1963, in St. James, Mo., to Sandra Emory. He was a 1959 graduate of John F. Hodge High School in St. James, Mo. and a 1965 graduate of the University of Missouri at Rolla with a degree in Civil Engineering. A resident of the Jefferson City area since 1986, Bill served in the United States Army Reserves. Bill was employed with the Missouri Department of Transportation for 40 years prior to his retirement as Construction Field Liaison Engineer in May, 2002. He was a member of the First Church of God serving on the Board of Trustees, a member of the First Church of God Joy Group, a member of the Rotary Club, a member of the Elks Lodge, and a member of the Registered Assn. of Professional Engineers. Bill was an avid fan of the St. Louis Cardinals. He enjoyed woodworking, furniture refurbishing, playing the piano, water skiing, and basketball. He was an aficionado of western movies, antique cars, and genealogy. Bill also was a Little League Baseball Coach. Survivors include: his wife of 48 years, Sandra Moreland; two sons, Charles William Moreland of St. Louis, Mo. and Christopher Moreland of Jefferson City, Mo.; and one sister, Evelyn Melody Wood of St. James, Mo. He was preceded in death by his parents and his mother and father-in-law, Charles H. and Eunice Emory. Visitation will be at Freeman Mortuary from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 1, 2012, and at the First Church of God from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m., Thursday, August 2, 2012. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, August 2, 2012, at the First Church of God with the Reverend Gary Murrell officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. Thursday at the St. James Cemetery, St. James, Mo. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the American Parkinson Disease Assn. or the First Church of God. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Freeman Mortuary. www.freemanmortuary.com

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