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William W. DeLap

June 25, 1936 ~ July 5, 2020 (age 84)


William W. DeLap, 84, of Metamora, IL passed away at 4:05 pm on Sunday, July 5, 2020 at Unity Point Health-Methodist in Peoria. He was born on June 25, 1936 in Peoria, IL to Harold and Mae (Long) DeLap. He married Charlene L. “Chuck” Bundy on January 28, 1961 in Metamora. She survives.

Also surviving are two sons Russell (Margie) DeLap and Rodger (Sherri) DeLap both of Metamora; eight grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and siblings Gerald “Butch” (Marian) DeLap and Milton “Curly” (Paulette) DeLap both of Metamora, Marilyn Fuchs of Chillicothe, Jeanette Washburn and Evelyn “Susie” DeLap both of Metamora. He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Rhonda Dingley, granddaughter Corinne, brother Ronald, infant sister Joyce, and sister Judith Bundy.

Bill had worked for Bemis Co., Inc. for 38 years, last working as a supervisor for 18 years, prior to his retirement in 1993. He was a member of the 20 Year Club at Bemis. Bill was a past stock car driver in the Metamora area and enjoyed all aspects of racing, especially watching his two sons race. He loved spending time with his grandchildren.

Graveside Services will be held at 1:00 pm on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at Oakwood Cemetery in Metamora with Pastor Steve Carr officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Emergency 116 Ambulance Service, P.O. Box 36, Metamora, IL 61548. Online condolences at


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Graveside Service
July 9, 2020

1:00 PM
Oakwood Cemetery, Metamora

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