1923 - 2017

W.R. “Bill” Stanford, 94, of Farmington, formerly of Peoria and Pekin, passed away at 10:06 p.m. Saturday, March 18, 2017, at Farmington Country Manor.

His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. The Rev. John Plunkett will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

Burial will be at Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels America, 1550 Crystal Drive, Suite 1004, Arlington, VA 22202, or online at https://www.mowaa.org/donate-tribute.

To offer condolences online, visit www.preston-hanley.com.