William J. McCauley, 91, of Brighton, died at 9:40 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016, at OSF Saint Anthony’s Hospital in Alton.
He was born to the late James and Frances (Coleman) McCauley in Jersey County, Ill., on Oct. 22, 1924.
He retired from Laclede Steel as a tool repairman.
Survivors include four daughters and their spouses, Sue and Don Crawford of Brighton, Jean and Calvin Garrett of Godfrey, Donna Graviett of Palmyra, and Tammy and Jeff Alexander of Brighton; two sons and their spouses, Lawrence and Debbie McCauley of Gretna, La., and Bill and Annette McCauley of Alton; 15 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; two great-great- grandchildren; three sisters, Dorothy Baker of Shipman, Mary Giesler of Godfrey and Frances Gabriel of Alton.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, James McCauley; four sisters, Ruth Peters, Margaret McCauley, Betty Lake and Edna Bound; and one son-in-law, David Graviett.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, at Targhetta & Wooldridge Funeral Home in Brighton.
Funeral Service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, at the funeral home.
The Rev. James Lampley will officiate.
Burial will take place in Brighton Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Godfrey Church of Christ.