William (Bill) Carl Pirtle, age 79
Died: Friday, January 8, 2021
Preceded by parents, Carl W. and Mary E. Pirtle. Father of Matthew, Shawn, Terrence (Manuela) Pirtle. Grandfather of Lorenzo and Isabella.Brother of Jackie (Frank, deceased) Stoll, Jean (Joe, deceased) Cebuhar, the late June (Rick) Biby, Carole (Tom) Kearns, Don (Kathy) Pirtle. Special friend to Mary Brooks. Dear uncle, great uncle, cousin, friend of many.Bill shared his love of music and creativity through song and his playing of various instruments and a great singing voice. Blessed everyone with his overwhelming generosity and love of collecting. An accomplished competitor as an owner in the National Horse Racing Association. Bill competed and won local and state dart championships, including the St. Louis Dart Championship in 1973, finished 2nd. in State Tournament. Passions included Nascar, Travel and Elvis (fittingly died on Elvis’ birthday).
Funeral service at JB National Cemetery, Tuesday, January 19, 11AM. Due to Covid 19, service limited to immediate family.
Donations to American Cancer Society or The Miriam Foundation at (314) 962-6059
Memorial mass at later date.