William J. “Bill” Applegarth


William J. “Bill” Applegarth, 52, of New Athens, died Friday, Apr. 23, 2010 at Wheeling Hospital following a lengthy illness. He was born Aug. 16, 1957 in Wheeling, a son of the late Harold P. (Bud) and Ruth L. Kelley Applegarth. Friends may call Sunday from 1-8 p.m. at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz, where funeral services will be held Monday, April 26, 2010 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Barry Hall officiating. Burial will follow at Longview Cemetery, New Athens. A full obituary will appear in the May 1 edition of the Harrison News-Herald.


  1. Bill and my dad were really good friends. I remember him coming down to the house a lot. He was a great friend. We’ll sure miss him. The family is in my prayers, and he will never be forgotten.

  2. real sorry to hear about bill’s death. Our prayers are with you. We were not able to come but know that our thoughts are with you in your time of grief. Our love and prayers to all of you.

  3. sorry to hear about Bill,s death Just know that our prayers and thoughts are with you Sorry we couldn,t be there

  4. My thoughts are with you all .may The Lord give comfort to your family at this time Diana

  5. To the Applegarth: Our deepest sympathies to you all for your loss. May God comfort you at this time. It is a hard thing to go through but God has plans for him and he will be waiting for you all in Heaven….We must always Trust in God !!!!! God Bless you all!!!!
    The Howell Family
    Paul,Bonnie,Erik,Zach & Adam


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